Japanese and South Korean ferry

The ferry MS Sewol, travelling from Incheon towards Jeju Island off the south coast of South Korea, sank on April 16, 2014 near Jindo Island off the southwest coast, resulting in the death of 304 people.[1][2][3]


  1. Withnall, Adam (26 May 2014). "South Korea ferry disaster: Civilian divers scouring the Sewol wreckage are being 'paid by the body', presidential office suggests". The Independent. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  2. Hong, Gil-dong (18 April 2014). "Major disasters in Korea". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-31.
  3. "Over 280 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes". Reuters. 16 April 2014.

Coordinates: 34°13′5″N 125°57′0″E / 34.21806°N 125.95000°E / 34.21806; 125.95000