The plane crashed into a rocky island in the middle of the Mekong and went to the bottom of the river.

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The plane crashed into a rocky island in the middle of the Mekong and went to the bottom of the river.


16 October due to adverse weather conditions, crashed twin-turbocharged aircraft ATR-72.

The pilots wanted to land the plane in order to avoid adverse effects, but prevented a wind squall from landing. The plane lost its course and crashed into an island in the middle of the Mekong River. The crash occurred at 8 meters from Lao airport. A strong wind and rain formed on the territory of Laos, Vietnam and Thailand.

The ship "Laos Airlines" completely submerged in water, lounging before this in two parts. On board was a 44 man, they all died. Among the dead passengers were foreign citizens - 5 nationals of the Kingdom of Thailand and two - citizens of China.

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