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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181599
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Date:23-NOV-2015
Time:18:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration: 08-05562
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wonju County, Gangwon Province -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Osan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Apache helicopter from the US Army 2nd Division crashed in central South Korea, killing its two crew, police and military officials said. Post crash fire reported.
According to South Korean authorities apparently helicopter crashed into a high-voltage wire or power line pole. Among the debris were visible pieces of wire. Top of the mast was damaged.

Sources:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/23/us-southkorea-usa-crash-idUSKBN0TC0ZM20151123
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2015/11/23/26/0302000000AEN20151123010251315F.html
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/11/23/report-military-plane-crash/76248724/
https://www.novinky.cz/zahranicni/svet/387188-dva-americane-zahynuli-v-koreji-pri-padu-vrtulniku-ah-64.html (photos and post crash video)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/23/us-southkorea-usa-crash-idUSKBN0TC0ZM20151123 (photo)
http://www.armyaircrews.com/apache.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2015 11:44 Aerossurance Added
23-Nov-2015 13:47 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2015 19:21 Django Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2015 19:38 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2015 19:38 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
23-Nov-2015 20:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
22-Dec-2015 12:49 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source]

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