27-Jul-15 RDPL-34062 Mil Mi-17 Longcheng, Laos (23F)

Weather played a significant part in this accident, and helicopter wreckage was found on the slopes of a mountain.  Helicopter had made three attempts to take off from the capital Vientiane due to the weather.

Date:
27 July, 2015
Reg:
RDPL-34062
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-17
Location:
a slope of Phu Bia Mountain, Longchaeng district, Xaysomboun province
Country:
Laos
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
23
Operator:
Laos-Armed-Forces
Link:
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/helicopter-07282015180425.html
Link:
http://u9channel.com/coffeebreak_show.asp?id=1762
Link:
http://www.pakistannews.net/index.php/sid/235463357

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