Michael Creighton confirmed dead after plane crash in Laos
Michael Creighton, the NPA Operations Manager who was missing after a plane crash in Laos has been found and confirmed dead. Our thoughts are with Mr. Creighton's family and friends.
Mr. Creighton was on board the plane accompanied by his father, Gordon Creighton. The two were on their way from Vientiane to Pakse, when their plane crashed in the Mekong River right before landing.
Messages of sympathy and condolence can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Messages sent to this address will reach those who were close to Michael and Gordon. The date and time for the funerals have not yet been decided.
Michael Creighton, 41, had been Operations Manager at NPA Mine Action program in Laos since February 2012. Creighton grew up in Glen Innes, Australia, before joining the Australian Defense Force and later the United Nations. He spent the past 20 years working on aid projects around the world, including in Afghanistan, Iraq, Switzerland, Cambodia and parts of Africa.