Date: August 16, 1954
Time: ?
Location: Near Pakse, Laos
Operator: Air Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Flight #: ?
Route: Red River delta - Saigon
AC Type: Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Registration: F-VNAI
cn / ln: 12809
Aboard: 55   (passengers:51  crew:4)
Fatalities: 47   (passengers:46  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the Mekong River while making an emergency landing after encountering engine failure. The aircraft was being used to evacuate families.

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