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French, Thai Experts Aid Search for Laos Plane Wreckage

French and Thai experts are helping rescue workers in Laos search for the remains of a passenger plane that crashed into the Mekong River Wednesday. All 49 people on board the Lao Airlines plane are presumed dead. As of Saturday, more than 30 bodies had been recovered. The teams from France's air accident agency and the Thai military were using sonar equipment Saturday to scan the river for the aircraft and remaining victims. The French-made ATR-72 turboprop plane was flying Wednesday ...

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