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March 16, 1988
A Soviet-made MI-6 helicopter crashed in a Laotian village, killing 25 passengers, including a Laotian deputy defense minister, and setting the village on fire, Thai intelligence officers said in Bangkok. The Bangkok Post newspaper, quoting from a Radio Laos broadcast, said Laotian Deputy Defense Minister Khampa Charoenphonmesay was among those killed in the crash. Maj. Gen. Khampa was a Central Committee member of the Laotian Communist party, the Post quoted the radio as saying.
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March 16, 1988
A Soviet-made MI-6 helicopter crashed in a Laotian village, killing 25 passengers, including a Laotian deputy defense minister, and setting the village on fire, Thai intelligence officers said in Bangkok. The Bangkok Post newspaper, quoting from a Radio Laos broadcast, said Laotian Deputy Defense Minister Khampa Charoenphonmesay was among those killed in the crash. Maj. Gen. Khampa was a Central Committee member of the Laotian Communist party, the Post quoted the radio as saying.
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