Helicopter crashes into apartment building in Seoul

November 18, 2013
A helicopter on Saturday crashed into an apartment building in Seoul, presumably killing two on board. The aftermath of the crash is shown in this photo. (Yonhap News)

A helicopter on Saturday crashed into an apartment building in Seoul, killing two on board. The aftermath of the crash is shown in this photo. (Yonhap News)

A helicopter crashed into an apartment building located in the affluent southern part of Seoul, Korea.

At around 8:55 a.m. Saturday, a helicopter crashed into the 25th floor of the apartment building located in Samsung-dong before falling to the ground, according to fire fighters.

The authorities said that two people were on board and are presumed to be dead. “It seemed that the helicopter lost its visibility due to the thick fog,” said an official at the National Emergency Management Agency. “There are no reports on damages to the apartment’s residents as they were mostly evacuated.”

The firefighters on Saturday investigate the wreckages a site where a helicopter fell down after crashing into an apartment building in Samsung-dong, Seoul. (Yonhap News)

The firefighters on Saturday investigate the wreckage at a site where a helicopter fell down after crashing into an apartment building in Samsung-dong, Seoul. (Yonhap News)

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