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Helicopter crashes near temple in southwest province

All News 15:44 January 30, 2016

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- A helicopter has crashed near a temple on a mountain located in South Korea's southwest province, local firefighters said Saturday.

A report came in at around 3 p.m. that a yellow chopper had crash-landed near Geumsan Temple in Gimje, about 260 kilometers southwest of Seoul, according to them.

Firefighters and a rescue team were dispatched to the scene. More information about the chopper and how many people were on board at the time of the crash have not been confirmed yet.

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