1993 West Sea Ferry-ho sinking

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1993 West Sea Ferry-ho sinking +

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.
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