On January 21, 2011, about 0049 universal coordinated time, two Cessna 172 airplanes, Korean registered HL1080 and HL1127, operated by the Korea Aerospace University and Hanseo University respectively, sustained substantial damage following a midair collision and subsequent impact with terrain. The two solo student pilots operating the airplanes were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board, Republic of Korea. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board
Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
281, Gonghang-Dong
Gangseo-gu, Seoul, 157-815
Republic of Korea

Tel.: (82) 2 6096-1030
(82) 2 6096-1000 (24 hours)
Fax: (82) 2 6096-1031

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