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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213384
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:17-JUL-2018
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pohang Marine Base
Destination airport:Pohang Marine Base
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

www.abcnews.go.com
https://www.heraldsun.com/news/nation-world/world/article215009435.html
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2018/07/17/0200000000AEN20180717008752315.html?input=rss
https://thedefensepost.com/2018/07/17/south-korea-marine-helicopter-crash/
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/853835.html
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/37313514_760838730753453_3616649001975152640_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=ce23ec506e0aa507b5630e9cb7caf84a&oe=5BEA9490
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2018/07/356_252464.html
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20180719000618
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/07/251_252494.html
http://lostarmour.info/aflosses/item.php?id=18469
http://www.koreaaero.com/english/product/kuh.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Korea_Marine_Corps
http://image.news1.kr/system/photos/2018/7/20/3217460/high.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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