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Search Continues for Victims of Lao Air Crash

Officials in Laos announced that 17 bodies have been recovered from the site where a Lao Airlines passenger plane crashed into the Mekong River on Wednesday. Authorities say the search for the remaining 35 passengers and crew is continuing on Friday. The Lao Airlines French-made ATR-72 turboprop plane was flying Wednesday from the capital, Vientiane, to the southern town of Pakse when it crashed into the river in southern Laos. The government says it is likely that there are no survivors. ...

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