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Heli-Pacific 2012: Schiebel S-100 crash due to loss of GPS

23rd May 2012 - 08:50 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Gold Coast


The 10 May crash of a Schiebel S-100 UAV in the South Korean port city of Incheon, which killed an engineer, was caused by a loss of GPS, the company has confirmed.

The engineer was killed and two others injured when the S-100 crashed into their ground control station during tests for the South Korean military.

Speaking at the Heli-Pacific conference in Queensland, Australia on 23 May, Neil Hunter, Schiebel managing director, confirmed it was a loss of GPS that helped create the conditions for the crash.

While local media reports have suggested that the South Korean military is now

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