Reuters - Video

Edition: U.S. | U.K. | IN | CN

Top News

Fire crew dies in chopper crash

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 00:31

Firefighters are killed as a helicopter crashes in South Korea. Paul Chapman reports.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

All five South Korean fire fighters died when their helicopter plunged into this residential area of Gwangju. The fire service aircraft was reported to be on its way back to base when it crashed into the street. A teenage girl escaped with minor injuries when she was hit by flying debris. The helicopter had been taking part in the search for people still missing after the Sewol ferry disaster in April. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the aircraft to crash. An investigation is underway.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Fire crew dies in chopper crash

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 00:31