South Korea air safety profile
Last updated: 11 April 2010


  South Korea
Capital:Seoul
Continent: Asia
Fatal accidents in South Korea:24
Accidents fatalities in South Korea:532

Fatal accidents per year

Audit information
» South Korea is rated Category 1 in FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program (IASA)
» ICAO Safety Oversight Audit information (conducted between 1999 and 2004)
» ICAO Safety Oversight Audit information (under the Comprehensive Systems Approach, since 2005 )
» 17-AUG-2001: Rated Category II (non compiance with ICAO Standards) in the FAA IASA program
» 06-DEC-2001: Rated Category I in the FAA IASA program

Republic of Korea- Accident & incidents:

61 occurrences in the ASN safety database, showing occurrence 1 - 10

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
04-MAY-2009Antonov 2   South Korea AF 0 near Seongmu Air ...   A1
12-AUG-2007DHC-8-402 Q400 HL5256 Jeju Air 0 Busan-Gimhae...   A1
28-NOV-2006ATR-72-201 HL5229 Hansung Airlines 0 Jeju (Cheju)...   A2
12-AUG-2003Beechcraft C-12F Huron (A200CF Sup 84-0169 US Army 2 near Pyongtaek-De...   A1
15-APR-2002Boeing 767-2J6ER B-2552 Air China 129 near Pusan-Kimhae... A1
15-MAR-1999MD-83 HL7570 Korean Air 0 Pohang Airpo...   A1
05-AUG-1998Boeing 747-4B5 HL7496 Korean Air 0 Seoul-Kimpo ... A1
10-AUG-1994Airbus A300B4-622R HL7296 Korean Air 0 Cheju Airpor... A1
26-JUL-1993Boeing 737-5L9 HL7229 Asiana Airlines 68 near Mokpo Airpor... A1
23-JAN-1993unknown   Korean Air 0 Gwangju (Kwa...   H2