Private - Daewoo Shipbuilding

Private - Daewoo Shipbuilding Thursday July 5, 2001
After several delays in taking off, the helicopter crashed into the sea, just off shore, after striking a electric transmission tower. The accident took place in heavy monsoon rains, poor visibility and high winds. The pilot stated he lost control of the helicopter when it was hit by a sudden gust of wind.

Crash Details

DateThursday July 5, 2001
LocationOff Chinhae, South Korea
Passengers9
Crew3
Fatalities8
Survivors4
Aircraft TypeSikorsky S-76B helicopter
OperatorPrivate - Daewoo Shipbuilding
RegistrationHL9240
Flight OriginJinhae
Flight Destination Ockpo
Off Chinhae, South Korea
Private - Daewoo Shipbuilding
Sikorsky S-76B helicopter
2001