Date: September 03, 1997
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Aircraft: Tupolev TU-134
Reg: VN-A120
Airline: Vietnam Airlines
Flight No: 815
Fatalities: 66 : 65

The plane clipped palm trees and exploded in flames after crashing into a rice paddy, one-half mile from the runway. The only survivor was a one-year-old boy. The captain failed to heed the warnings of the flight engineer and first officer that the plane was flying too low and failed to abort the landing.