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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2343
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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Date:20-FEB-2008
Time:01:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Republic of Korea Army
Registration: 886
C/n / msn: 5369
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yangpyong -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sung-Nam, AF Central Hospl
Destination airport:Hong-Chun, AF Chul-Jung Hospl
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain near Seoul, killing all seven people on board. The UH-1H went down in Yangpyong, about 25 miles east of Seoul around 1:10 a.m. Two pilots, two medical officers and three soldiers died when the aircraft crashed while returning to base after transporting an emergency patient to a military hospital, he said. The chopper disappeared from radar and lost communications at the time of accident.

Sources:

http://newsobserver.com
Scramble


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2008 23:20 Fusko Added
21-Feb-2008 10:07 anon Updated
20-Oct-2008 01:04 RobertMB Updated
09-Mar-2019 11:26 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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