This list is a work in progress.
As of 12 January 2006
This list documents incidents, losses, captures, rescues and missing in Laos during the early period. It is currently being populated with information. New information continues to be found and added. These Incident Lists are adjuncts to the more detailed Laos List. If the name is underlined, the record is cross referenced to a detailed data page in the Laos List. Use your browser's back button to return to this incident list from the detailed list. Ultimately the all of names in this list will be added to the Laos List and cross-referenced. Details may be found on the individuals in blue now.
Many sources were researched for this information. The findings are reported as accurately as possible. The color coding is as follows. The KIA, KIA/MIA and Killed are in Red. The MIA, captured, rescued, accidents and unknowns are in black. These do not necessarily correspond to the official Department of Defense or US Goverment stated positions on all persons. As you review this list, please remember, each entry has its own unique story behind it. They were fathers, brothers, sons, comrades and hooch mates. Let's not forget them. For those of us who survived the Laos experience, we reflect on our lost brothers - there am I, but for the grace of God.
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|Crashed at Luang Prabang||F-OABK||Companie Aerienne de Transport Indochinoise/Aigle Azur Indochine|
|530613||150700N||1054600E||DC-3/C-47A-DL||34 of 34 killed||Crashed on t/o at Pakse Phou Lassi (shot down)||F-BEST||Aigle Azur Indochine|
|540103||164000N||1051000E||A-26A||Crashed on t/o at Seno||44-34530||French Air Force|
|540213||DC-3||A/c destroyed on ground by shelling at Muong Sai||F-OAHY||Air Outremer|
|540314||191100N||1024300E||DC-3||Crashed on landing at Xieng Khouang (shot down)||F-BCYI||Autrex|
|540425||C-47-DL||Crashed on landing at Nam Bac (shot down)||F-BCYJ||Autrex|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C-119, #149||McGovern, J.||Pilot||KIA; Hit by AAA over Dien Bien Phu and crashed near Moung Het Laos||Civil Air Transport|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C-119, #149||Buford, W.||Co-pilot||KIA; Hit by AAA over Dien Bien Phu and crashed near Moung Het, Laos||Civil Air Transport|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C-119, #149||Flt Engineer?||KIA; Hit by AAA over Dien Bien Phu and crashed near Moung Het Laos||French Air Force|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C119, #149||Arlaux, J.||Observer||Survived Crash, captured by Viet Minh. Released October 1954||French Army|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C119, #149||Rescouriou||Kicker (Bailer)||KIA||French Army|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C119, #149||Moussa||Kicker (Bailer)||Survived crashed badly injured. Died several days later||French Army|
|540506||205100N||1040400E||C119, #149||Bataille||Kicker (Bailer)||KIA||French Army|
|540413||181100N||1024300E||Lockheed 18 Lodestar||16 of 16 killed||Crashed at Xieng Khouang||F-OALK||Societe Indochine de Liaisons Aeriennes|
||DC-3/C-47||Crashed on landing at Nam Bac||F-BCYC|
|540816||150700N||1054600E||Bristol 170 Freighter 21E||47 of 59 or 62 killed||Crashed on landing with engine trouble at Pakse||F-VNAI||Air Vietnam|
|540820||DH-89||Crashed into trees on takeoff from Seno, Laos||F-BAHY||Autrex|
|541104||B-26C||Crashed into Mekong after hit by AAA over Dien Bien Phu||44-35331||French Air Force|
|541204||DC-3/C-47A-DL||28 of 28 killed||Crashed 30 km N of Luang Prabang||F-BEIA||Air Laos|
|550314||C-47A-DL||w/o Phong Savanah; crash on takeoff||F-BFGN||Air Laos|
|560405||DHC-2 (L-20A)||Accident (repairable) at Luang Prabang||F-SCXH||French Air Force|
|561115||Bristol 170 Freighter 31||crashed Vientiane, Laos||F-OAOU||Air Laos|
|591200||North Laos||Ground||Dubroux, R.||Catholic Priest||Assassinated in his village||Oblate Order|
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