SEOUL (FNI) - At a military airport in the south-eastern city of Pohang, South Korea, a Marine helicopter crashed this morning. As a result of the accident, five pilots were killed, one was wounded.
During the fall, the helicopter made a test flight after repairs, was transferred to the Yonhap agency, on Tuesday, July 17.
"After climbing to a height of about 10 meters, the helicopter began to fall and then caught fire. Five of the six pilots on board were killed, another was taken to the hospital, "the Marines said.
In addition, as noted in the Ministry of Defense, the military will form an investigation committee to determine the cause of the accident.