17-Jul-14 HL9461 Eurocopter AS365N3 Gwangju, Korea (5F)

Firefighting helicopter crashed in built-up area killing all five on board – video online shows helicopter descending at high speed in 70 degree nose-down attitude.  Aircraft identified from this photo showing a Dauphin tail with GW001 code and this photo tracking it to HL9461

Date
July 17, 2014
Reg
HL9461
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS365
MSN
6598
Location
Gwangju
Country
Korea
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
5
Link 1
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2014/07/17/94/0302000000AEN20140717003852315F.html
Link 2
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/07/116_161180.html
Link 3
http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/top-news/media-1-dead-after-helicopter-crash/ngg7p/

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