South Korean police: Cargo plane crashes off southern coast

By REUTERS
July 28, 2011 02:17

 
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SEOUL - An Asiana Airlines cargo plane crashed into the sea off Jeju island off the southern tip of South Korea on Thursday after experiencing a mechanical problem, officials and media reported.

The Boeing 747 cargo plane, with two people on board, was bound for China from Seoul's Incheon airport. Yonhap news agency said the plane was returning to Jeju island due to mechanical problems. Police say no survivors have been found.

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