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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73974
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Date:17-APR-2010
Time:10:13 pm
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: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:23 km S of Socheong Island -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:ROKS Ulsan (FF951)
Narrative:
The three crew members were rescued after it made an emergency landing at around 10:13 p.m. in waters off the west coast.
The helicopter was on its way back to its mother-ship after a patrol mission that involved identifying a mysterious object, which Navy officials said was found to have been a flock of birds.
The ill-fated aircraft landed some 23 kilometers south of Socheong Island but stayed afloat until a rescue team arrived at around 7 a.m. to lift it onto a ship for transport.

Sources:

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2010/04/116_64376.html
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2010/04/18/39/0301000000AEN20100418000300315F.HTML
Scramble 373


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2010 22:52 slowkid Added
17-Apr-2010 22:54 slowkid Updated [Location, Narrative]
10-Jul-2010 08:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
03-Sep-2011 21:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2012 12:44 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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