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Date:13-MAR-2015
Time:20:27 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 565MB Panther (AS 365N3)
Owner/operator:South Korean Coast Guard
Registration: B511
C/n / msn: 6651
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Sinan-gun, Jeollanam-do -   South Korea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Mokpo
Destination airport:Gageodo Island
Narrative:
The helicopter was trying to land near a seawall on Gageodo Island when it crashed into the sea.

The helicopter left the southern city of Mokpo about 50 minutes earlier toward the island on a mission to transport the patient to an inland hospital, according to the officials.

On March 20, the helicopter salvaged from 80m deep sea.

On April 5, 2016, the aircraft accident investigation commission of South Korea Coast guard determined that the probable cause of this accident was Spatial disorientation.

Sources:

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/03/511_175206.html
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150313001097
https://www.airbus.com/content/dam/corporate-topics/safety/Potentially%20destroyed%20AH%20aircraft_2_2_2018.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2015 13:04 gerard57 Added
13-Mar-2015 16:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Narrative]
13-Mar-2015 16:03 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature]
13-Mar-2015 16:43 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
13-Mar-2015 17:16 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
13-Mar-2015 18:09 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2015 18:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
14-Mar-2015 09:44 rotorspot Updated [Cn]
24-Apr-2018 14:27 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Jun-2018 19:47 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 17:56 rotorspot Updated [Cn, Source]

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