On Wednesday, October 16, a Lao Airlines flight crashed into the Mekong River in Laos killing all 49 persons onboard. A spokesperson from the Thailand foreign ministry said the passengers were from several countries including: Laos, Vietnam, Australia, Canada, China, France, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States. The links embedded below provide preliminary news coverage of this flight-related tragedy and we at Pilot Law, P.C. are actively investigating this unfortunate incident. We are keenly sympathetic to affected parties in tragedies such as this, having litigated dozens like it in courts throughout the country and abroad. In cases such as this, affected parties may have legal recourse against various entities, including the aircraft and/or component manufacturers and the airline/owner/operator of the aircraft. We at Pilot Law, P.C. bring years’ of experience and expertise to bear and will diligently and relentlessly pursue the truth on behalf of the victims and their families.