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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121182
Last updated: 25 January 2020
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Time:06:47 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic W3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-Swidnik W-3AS Sokól
Owner/operator:Korea Forest Service (KFS)
Registration: HL9449 ?
C/n / msn: 37.08.14 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Seosan, 277 km S of Seoul -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A forestry helicopter crashed into a reservoir Saturday, leaving one crew member dead while two others were rescued, authorities said.
The Korea Forest Service (KFS) chopper carrying three crew members crashed into a reservoir in Seosan, some 277 kilometers south of Seoul, at 6:47 a.m., a few minutes after taking off for an extinguishing operation in the nearby Mt. Gaya region, they said. It had been dispatched to dump water on a wildfire.



Revision history:

19-Mar-2011 06:50 gerard57 Added
19-Mar-2011 09:09 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
21-Mar-2011 01:06 Blackhawk Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Mar-2011 04:18 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2011 13:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
05-May-2011 03:47 TB Updated [Operator]
21-Feb-2013 07:30 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Narrative]

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