Lao military plane disappears hinh anh 1Mi-17 is landing on the ground (Source: AFP)
A Lao military aircraft coded Mi-17 went missing in Xaysomboun province’s mountainous area on July 27, announced the Laos Defence Ministry on July 29.

Mi-17 disappeared at 13:10 with four crewmembers and 19 passengers on board while en route from the capital city Vientiane to a site located between Xiangkhouang and Houaphan provinces.

Inspectors and search and rescue teams are having difficulties approaching the scene due to bad weather conditions.-VNA