A civilian helicopter crashed in the small eastern town of Yeongwol in South Korea on Wednesday, leaving both passengers on board dead.
Local fire authorities and police said the aircraft carrying two passengers crashed into the town located 138 kilometres east of Seoul, South Korea's News Agency (Yonhap) reported.
The two victims, a 65-year-old pilot and a 51-year-old freight company official, were pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Police suspect the aircraft which was transporting electric wires for the construction of a transmission tower, may have come into contact with a transmission line, causing the accident.
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