A fire broke out in a house in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province last night (21st), seriously hurting a mother in her 60s and a daughter in her 20s.

A Korean Air flight, which was going to Vietnam with 250 passengers on board, had an engine failure right after takeoff and turned around.

Reporter Shin Jeong-eun organized the incident and accident news.


Black smoke is constantly spewing out between the houses where only the skeleton remains.

A fire broke out in a two-story detached house in Seokso-dong, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, last night around 9pm, and it was extinguished in 1 hour and 40 minutes.

A mother in her 60s who was staying on the second floor was found to be in cardiac arrest and was taken to the hospital, and her 20-year-old daughter is also receiving treatment with second and third degree burns all over her body.

In addition, property damage estimated at 94 million won was caused by firefighting.

[Firefighters: The flames have been strong since the first report.

It's called a prefab house.

The fire started on the first floor, but I think the fire came from below.]

Police and fire officials believe the fire started on the first floor.


Last night around 9:40 a.m., a car was on fire in Sillim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul.

[Kim Hoon / Witness: There was smoke to the point of being thick.

The flames had risen high enough to almost burn out the vehicle…


The driver of the vehicle evacuated immediately and there were no injuries, but all vehicles were on board.

Police and fire authorities are investigating the cause of the fire based on driver statements, etc.


A Korean Air flight departing Incheon International Airport at around 8 o'clock last night for Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, turned around due to vibration and noise from the engine on the right.

About an hour after takeoff, it returned to Incheon International Airport, and about 250 passengers waited at the airport for about two hours and then left again on an alternative plane.

Korean Air said it would repair the aircraft and investigate the exact cause.