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  • 1993.10.10
    Accident date
    On October 10, 1993, a Ferry-ho in the West Sea sank in Wido, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do.

    The ship flying between Buan and Gupo carried 362 passengers, more than 221 passengers at the time of the accident, and weighed 110 tons.

    The accident caused a gust of wind in the sea, turning the head of the ship and returning to the port, killing 292 people.