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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178115
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Date:27-JUL-2015
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17MT
Owner/operator:Laos Armed Forces
Registration: RDPL-34062
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Longcheng district -   Laos
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Vientiane
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter is feared to have crashed under unknown circumstances. All 23 occupants, 4 crew and 19 passengers are feared to have died in the crash.
22 bodies have been retrieved so far.
All 23 occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/23-people-missing-military-helicopter-accident-laos-32751030_
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/helicopter-07282015180425.html
www.bernama.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jul-2015 07:12 gerard57 Added
29-Jul-2015 07:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Jul-2015 19:56 Hans Gruber Updated [Source, Damage]
30-Jul-2015 07:26 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2015 10:03 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
30-Jul-2015 12:17 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type]

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