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Helicopter crash kills three in South Korea

A helicopter crashes into a mountain in South Korea's Gongju on Monday during a routine pest control operation, killing all three people aboard.

world Updated: Aug 20, 2007 11:48 IST

A helicopter crashed into a mountain in South Korea's Gongju on Monday during a routine pest control operation, killing all three people aboard, Yonhap News Agency said.

According to police, the helicopter of the Korea Forest Service was spraying anti-insect chemicals when the accident occurred in south Chungcheong province.

The forest authorities and police said they were trying to figure out the cause of the accident, local media reported.

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