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Tour Bus Crash in South Korea; 4 Injured

Tour Bus Crash in South Korea; 4 Injured

A tour bus lost control and rammed into the side of a road in Samcheok, Gangwon-do, Gangwon Province, South Korea, on the morning of December 9th. According to sources, the bus carrying 20 visitors possibly lost control because the road was icy. At least 4 people were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The crash remains under [...]

Train Collision in South Korea Kills 1, Injures 87

Train Collision in South Korea Kills 1, Injures 87

A commuter train and a tourist train collided head-on in Taebaek, a resort area located in eastern Gangwon province of South Korea, and about 200 km southeast of Seoul. The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on July 22. An official of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Nam Young-woo, confirmed that a woman in her 60s lost her [...]

200 Injured in Seoul Subway Crash

200 Injured in Seoul Subway Crash

Around 200 people were injured in Seoul, South Korea on April 2, after a subway train rammed into the back of another one already standing on the station. According to the officials, the initial investigation suggests a fault in the automatic distance control system of the train. The bus driver told the authorities that he applied emergency [...]

Sewol Ferry

Sewol Ferry

170 people are currently missing in the sunken Sewol Ferry. The official death toll is now at 128. The twenty-year old ferry had an additional deck installed in 2012. Divers have visited the sunken ferry and retrieved two dozen bodies on the 22nd and twenty-eight bodies on the 21st. There were 376 passengers aboard when it sank, many [...]

Korean Fishing Boat Aflame in Antarctica 3:00 A.M. Mayday

Korean Fishing Boat Aflame in Antarctica 3:00 A.M. Mayday

What: South Korean "Sunwoo Corporation" ship Jung Woo 2 Where: Ross Sea, Antarctica When: Jan 11, 2012 Who: 3 fatalities, 5 injured, 40 aboard Why: A fire that may have started in a ships living quarters ignited the S. Korean Fishing boat Jung Woo 2, causing them to send a distress call at 3:00 a m. The out of control fire burned three [...]

S Korea Bus Crash Kills 3, injures 25

S Korea Bus Crash Kills 3, injures 25

What: Bus en route to Changwon Where: Yangsan South Korea When: 03 26 2011 12:03 pm Who: 33 students and faculty member Why: A bus carrying 33 students and facutly to a Changwon university fell off a road, killing 3 and injuring 25. The cause of the crash has not been determined.