ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235632
Last updated: 2 June 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:01-MAY-2020
Time:11:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76B
Owner/operator:Sejin Aviation
Registration: HL9646
C/n / msn: 760391
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mount Jiri, Sacheon, Sancheong County -   South Korea
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A firefighting / SAR helicopter carrying 5 crew crashed on Mount Jiri, South Korea while hoisting a casualty (a mountain climber who is reported to have suffered a heart attack). A second climber was on the ground below. The five persons sustained minor injuries, the two climbers died.

Sources:

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200501000083
https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20200501003651315
https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=ESSm_1588344623


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-May-2020 05:23 gerard57 Added
01-May-2020 05:31 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
01-May-2020 05:43 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
01-May-2020 06:18 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
01-May-2020 07:16 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-May-2020 07:17 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code]
01-May-2020 07:18 Aerossurance Updated [Cn]
01-May-2020 07:23 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2020 08:00 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-May-2020 08:01 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2020 09:00 Aerossurance Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2020 10:06 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description