Date & Time: Nov 25, 1968 at 1533 LT
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Savannakhét - Vientiane
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after liftoff, while climbing, one of the engine failed. The crew elected to return and initiated a turn when the aircraft impacted trees, causing a wing to be torn off. Out of control, the aircraft crashed in a field. Two passengers were seriously injured while 26 other occupants were killed.
Engine failure after takeoff.