ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75176
Last updated: 30 September 2014
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Date:18-JUN-2010
Time:10:33 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop Grumman/KAI KF-5F
Owner/operator:Republic of Korea Air Force (18th FW)
Registration: 10-598
C/n / msn: KF1005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.8 km from the Gangneung Air Base -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Gangneung Air Base
Destination airport:Gangneung Air Base
Narrative:
A South Korean fighter jet crashed into waters off the country's east coast during a routine training mission, killing two pilots on board.
The F-5F jet went missing less than an hour after leaving base in the coastal city of Gangneung, 237 kilometers east of Seoul and took off from an airbase in Gangneung at around 9:43 a.m. for an air-to-ground strike mission and was returning to base, according to an Air Force spokesman.

Sources:
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2010/06/18/72/0301000000AEN20100618004400315F.HTML

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2010/06/205_67881.html

http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/426629.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2010 23:33 Black Typhoon Added
18-Jun-2010 06:47 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Jun-2010 20:56 201.92.225.223 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
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