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S.Korea helicopter crash kills five

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SEOUL - A helicopter that had been searching for victims of South Korea's ferry disaster crashed Thursday in a residential district of Gwangju city, killing all five people on board, officials said. 

A South Korean Coast Guard helicopter takes off from its ship to search for missing passengers following the capsize of a ferry off Jindo on April 19, 2014

There were no reported fatalities on the ground, but one high school student was injured by flying debris when the helicopter crashed shortly before 11:00 am (0200 GMT), narrowly missing nearby apartment blocks in the southern city.

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