All posts tagged "helicopter"

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    Coast Guard helicopter crashes off S. Korea’s southwest coast

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A Coast Guard helicopter crashed near an island off South Korea’s southwest coast Friday while it was trying to transport an emergency patient from the island, firefighter officials said. The helicopter, with a total...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Firefighters work at the site of a helicopter crash that killed all five firefighters onboard in a residential area of Gwangju, Thursday. (Yonhap)
    What caused the Korean chopper to crash?

    By Jung Min-ho Speculation abounds about what caused a firefighting helicopter to crash in the southwestern city of Gwangju on Thursday, killing all five on board including two skilled pilots. According to one witness, the chopper was...

    • 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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  • LG Electronics Vice President Nam Sang-geon walks past the photographs of the company’s two helicopter pilots — Park In-kyu and Koh Jong-jin — before making a address at their memorial service at Asan Medical Center in southern Seoul, Tuesday. The two pilots were killed during a flight from Gimpo International Airport to the Jamsil Heliport after their helicopter crashed into an I’Park apartment in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, Saturday, in heavy fog. / Yonhap
    Apt. residents to receive full compensation for chopper crash

    By Kim Jae-won Residents of an I’Park apartment in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, will receive full financial compensation for damage caused after a Sikorsky helicopter owned by LG Electronics crashed into it, industry sources said Tuesday. LG Electronics...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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