$0The Vietnamese embassy in Laos has pledged to cooperate with the Lao side to support families of plane crash victims. $0 $0 $0The Vietnamese Ambassador asked the Vietnam Consulate in Pakse to pay homage and offer help to these families. $0 $0$0 $0 $0President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended sympathy and condolences to the Lao President Chummaly Saynhasone, Prime Minister Thongsinh Thammavong and Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, the Lao people and the families of the victims. $0 $0$0 $0 $0On October 16, a Lao Airline-run plane ATR 72, on the way from the capital city Vientiane to Pakse went down in the Mekong River. $0 $0$0 $0 $0The crash killed 49 crew and passengers, including three Vietnamese nationals. $0 $0$0 $0 $0The Lao side is making all efforts to seek for the dead bodies and deal with the accident’s consequences. The cause of the crash is under investigation./.$0 $0