Date & Time: Apr 17, 2013 at 1435 LT
Operator:
Registration:
RDPL-34180
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sam Neua - Vientiane
MSN:
231
YOM:
1969
Flight number:
LOA201
Country:
Laos
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
16
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Sam Neua-Nathong Airport, twin engine aircraft clipped three tops, stalled and crashed in a small river located 200 meters from the runway end. All 18 occupants were injured, five seriously. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair as the left wing was sheared off and the right engine as well.