Posts Tagged ‘flight recorder’

A Helicopter without flight recorder

May 30, 2010



On May 12, 2008, a 7.9 Mw earthquake shaked Wenchuan (汶川), China and killed at least 69227 people. 17824 people were reported missing. On May 31, a rescue helicopter carrying earthquake survivors and crew members crashed in fog and turbulence in Wenchuan county. No one survived. Eighteen bodies, including five crew members, were found.