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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218843
Last updated: 17 January 2019
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Date:01-DEC-2018
Time:11:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic KA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kamov Ka-32T
Owner/operator:Korea Forest Service (KFS)
Registration: HL9419
C/n / msn: 9605
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Han river near Gangdong Bridge -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Gimpo Airport
Destination airport:Youngchook-mountain, Nowongu, Seoul
Narrative:
The firefighting helicopter crashed in the river as it tried to take in water. The two pilots survived the crash, but a mechanic died.

The news states that the accident helicopter was produced in 1997. In ATIS KOREA, it indicated that the only Ka-32T helicopter operated by Korea Forest Service, based in Gimpo airport and produced in 1997 is HL9419. Also the koreajoongangdaily news article shows code 613 which belong to HL9419.

Sources:

http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3056386
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20181201000060
http://atis.koca.go.kr/ATIS/aircraft/forwardPage.do?pageUrl=aircraftRegStat01
https://m.news.naver.com/read.nhn?mode=LSD&sid1=102&sid2=249&oid=421&aid=0003719487
https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20181201002551315?section=news
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/12/251_259688.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Dec-2018 07:07 gerard57 Added
01-Dec-2018 08:29 Anon. Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2018 10:32 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
01-Dec-2018 11:51 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
02-Dec-2018 17:23 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]
02-Dec-2018 21:43 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2018 19:47 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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