Accident to ATR 72-600 registered RDPL-34233, on October 16, 2013

Collision avec la végétation lors de l'approche interrompue

Responsible entity

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - AIB

On October 16, 2013, an ATR 72-212A, registration marks RDPL-34233, operated by Lao airlines, took off from Vientiane to Pakse. The pilot started the approach on runway 15 as a thunderstorm was around the airfield. The pilot decided a go-around while beginning a right turn to the south. The witnesses described the trajectory of the aircraft from south to north continuing a right turn and descending before final impact.