Lao Confirms ATR Accident

ATR has confirmed that an ATR 72-600 operated by Lao Airlines was involved in an accident yesterday (October 16). The flight QV301 was operating between Vientiane and Pakse with 44 passengers and five crew members on board. The airline’s CEO, Somphone Douangdara, issued a statement stating that they don’t expect there to have been any survivors. An investigation is now underway, led by the Laos authorities.

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