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Accident description
Last updated: 10 December 2017
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Date:Friday 15 June 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 31E
Operator:Air Laos
Registration: F-OAOU
C/n / msn: 13165
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 734
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE) (   Laos)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos
Narrative:
F-OAOU had an engine failure on approach, overshot and crashed after initiating a go-around. The date is also quoted as November 1956.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 63)


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