February 1982 Korean Air Force C-123 accident
|Aircraft type||Fairchild C-123J|
|Operator||Republic of Korea Air Force|
|Destination||Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea|
On February 6, 1982, a Republic of Korea Air Force Fairchild C-123J crashed while on approach to Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea. All 47 passengers and 6 crew were killed in the impact. It remains the fourth-worst accident in South Korean aviation history. The aircraft was engaged in a training mission and encountered bad weather before crashing near to Mount Halla, a dormant volcano.
- "Fairchild C-123J Provider registration unknown Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
- "53 South Korean Soldiers Killed In Transport Crash". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. February 7, 1982. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
- "Around the World; Military Air Crash Kills 53 in South Korea". The New York Times. February 7, 1982. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
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