A LPDR Military Helicopter Carrying 19 Passengers went missing in Laos


SUAB HMONG NEWS — July 27, 2015, a Lao MI-17 helicopter-registration number RDPL-34062 carried 19 passengers and four crew members took off from Vientiane to Houaphan province in northern Laos disappeared into the area of Bolikhamsai and Sai Soom Boon.

The latest report from Thai TV Channel 3 on July 29, 2015 indicated that the helicopter had crashed into an area in between Bolikhamsai and Sai Soom Boon.   LPDR officials are constantly searching for survivors but could not do so due to the heavy rain in and foggy in the area.

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