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Date:Saturday 27 February 1971
Type:Boeing S.307B-1 Stratoliner
Operator:Royal Air Lao
Registration: XW-PGR
MSN: 2000
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ) (   Laos)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ/VLLB), Laos
Narrative:
The Boeing Stratoliner struck a Lao Air Force Douglas C-47 while landing at Luang Prabang, Laos.
The left hand wing was damaged but the airplane was not repaired due lack of spares.

Sources:
» Boeing S-307/C-75 Stratoliner production list / G. Goodall


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Boeing S.307

  • 10 built
  • 6th loss
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