Lao Airlines plane carrying 49 people crashes into Mekong River

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  1. Moto-Rex

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    Sad news of a plane crash in Laos yesterday.

    A LAO Airlines plane carrying 49 people, from the capital Vientiane to the southern town of Pakse has crashed killing all on board, officials said. As many as six Australians are feared dead in the crash.

    The flight had reportedly been delayed by bad weather, with tropical storm Nari battering Laos' south and central provinces.

    A witness told media the aircraft appeared to have been hit by a strong gust which forced its nose upwards.

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