All posts tagged "helicopter crash"

  • Parts of a crashed Army helicopter are scattered about a civilian farm in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on Feb. 15, 2016, during an inspection flight. Three of the four men aboard died while being treated at hospitals. The pilot, the lone survivor, is in critical condition. (Yonhap)
    South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean military helicopter has crashed in an eastern province, killing three of the four soldiers on board. Defense and army officials say the helicopter went down in a farming field...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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    ‘Heroic’ chopper pilot compared with Sewol captain

    By Jung Min-ho Victims of a helicopter crash in Gwangju Thursday are being hailed as heroes, following witnesses’ testimony that the pilot seemed to make “desperate efforts” until the last minute to prevent secondary casualties. And some...

    • Posted July 18, 2014
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    Chopper returning from ferry victim search operation crashes, killing 5

    GWANGJU (Yonhap) — A firefighting helicopter crashed into a residential area of South Korea’s southern city of Gwangju on Thursday, killing all five firefighters on board, officials said. The chopper crashed into an uncrowded street near a...

    • Posted July 17, 2014
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  • 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)
    Helicopter crashes into apartment building in Seoul

    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...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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