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Helicopter crashes into Seoul apartment building

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 00:38

Nov. 16 - Firefighters douse the wreckage of a helicopter after it crashed into an apartment building in Seoul, leaving two people that were on board dead. Rough Cut (No Reporter Narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: Fire fighters in Seoul doused the smouldering wreckage of a helicopter on Saturday (November 16) after it collided into an apartment building and fell to the ground. Gangnam Fire Station said the chopper, owned by South Korea's electronic giant LG Electronics Inc., crashed into the upper section of the high-rise building in Gangnam area at around 8:45 a.m.(2345GMT Friday), due to loss of visibility amid thick fog. The accident left the two pilots dead and 27 residents of the apartment were evacuated without injury, the fire station said. Gangnam is Seoul's richest district whose affluence was parodied in Korean rapper Psy's hit song.

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Helicopter crashes into Seoul apartment building

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 00:38