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Date:Friday 8 March 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24
Operator:Pathet Lao Airlines
Registration: XW-TCA ?
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (   Vietnam)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed. The aircraft carried 15 journalists traveling along with the Algerian Foreign Secretary in his Asian-tour across Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Neuchatel Feuille Davis De Neuchatel March 09,1974


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Antonov An-24

  • 1332 built
  • 44th loss
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