2 killed in helicopter crash in South Korea

21:43, March 03, 2010      

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Two crew members were killed as their helicopter crashed in South Korea's Gyonggi province late Wednesday, according to Seoul's Yonhap News Agency.

The helicopter, belonging to a military air service unit, crashed into a field at the city of Namyangju, about 20 km east of Seoul, around 20:14 p.m. local time, (1114 GMT), firefighters were quoted as saying.

The two crew members aboard the helicopter were sent to hospital immediately, but later were confimed dead.

The accident caused no casualties on the ground, local police said.

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