21-Apr-21 HL9285 Sikorsky S76C+ Munmun-myeon, Korea (1F)

Firefighting helicopter ditched in a lake.  Copilot was found unconscious in 10m of water, transferred to hospital in Cheongju, but died.  Pilot survived

Pictured here two days later during the recovery task.  [segye image]

Date:
21 April, 2021
Reg:
HL9285
Make:
Sikorsky
Model:
S76C++
MSN:
760565
Location:
Daecheong Lake, Munmun-myeon, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
Country:
South Korea
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Operator:
HeliKorea
Link:
https://news.mt.co.kr/mtview.php?no=2021042118418242485&type=1
Link:
https://news.mt.co.kr/mtview.php?no=2021042318258299753&type=1
Link:
https://www.tellerreport.com/tech/2021-04-21-%5Bbreaking-news%5D-a-forest-fire-extinguishing-helicopter-crashed-near-munmun-bridge-in-cheongju.SyxFmY9aIu.html

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