Lao military plane with defense chief crashes (18)

The Jakarta Post 2014.05.17 08:49
Associated Press, Bangkok A Laos air force plane believed to be carrying 20 people including the country's defense minister crashed on Saturday, Thailand's Foreign Ministry said. There was no immediate word on casualties, said the Foreign Ministry spokesman, Sek Wannamethee. He said that the plane took off from the capital, Vientiane, and crashed in the northeastern province of Xiangkhoung, about 470 kilometers away.
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