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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73957
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:15-APR-2010
Time:8:58pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LYNX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Super Lynx Mk99
Owner/operator:Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Chuja Island 14,5 km SE of Jindo -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Lynx helicopter belonging to the Third Naval Fleet which was patrolling near Chuja Island 14.5 km southeast of Jindo, South Jeolla Province, crashed around 8:58 pm on Thursday, leaving one officer dead and three others missing.
The helicopter was searching for a submarine. The military and maritime police immediately sent out two high-speed ships and eight patrol boats to the site of the accident, where they discovered the body of Lt. Kwon Dae-ha.

Sources:

Scramble 372
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2010/04/16/2010041601038.html
https://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=4591226


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Apr-2010 01:14 RobertMB Added
10-Jul-2010 08:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location]
31-Aug-2011 20:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2011 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
27-Mar-2012 12:12 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2012 12:31 TB Updated [Source]

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