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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213384
Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Time:c. 16:43 LT
Type:KAI MUH-1 Marineon (Surion)
Owner/operator:Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC)
Registration: 17002
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pohang -   South Korea
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Pohang Marine Base
Destination airport:Pohang Marine Base
The military helicopter was on a check flight after maintenance, when it crashed from a height of about 10 meters after loss of the main rotor Three of the 4 MR blades remained attached to the MR hub. Five occupants died, one survived. Reportedly the maintenance was after vibration problems on a previous flight. The Marines introduced the type in January, their first major aircraft.


Revision history:

17-Jul-2018 09:32 gerard57 Added
17-Jul-2018 09:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2018 09:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2018 10:50 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
18-Jul-2018 06:45 rotorspot Updated [Operator, Narrative]
18-Jul-2018 18:29 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jul-2018 20:13 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
18-Jul-2018 20:35 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Jul-2018 21:04 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
19-Jul-2018 07:54 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jul-2018 08:46 sinfu2a Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]
11-Aug-2018 17:43 harro Updated [Registration, Source]
11-Aug-2018 17:45 maz Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]

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