Korean Air Lines Flicht 007

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Korean Air Lines Flight 007
Boeing 747-2B5B, Korean Air Lines AN0600191.jpg
A Korean Air Lines Boeing 747-2B5B seemilar tae the ane shot doun bi a Soviet Su-15 interceptor.
Shootdown summary
Date 1 September 1983
Summary Airliner shuitdoun
Steid Near Moneron Island, wast o Sakhalin Island, Soviet Union
46°34′N 141°17′E / 46.567°N 141.283°E / 46.567; 141.283 (KAL007)Coordinates: 46°34′N 141°17′E / 46.567°N 141.283°E / 46.567; 141.283 (KAL007)
Passengers 246[1]
Crew 23[note 1]
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 269 (aw)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Boeing 747-230B
Operator Korean Air Lines
Registration HL7442 (previously D-ABYH)
Flicht origin John F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport,
Queens, New York, Unitit States
Stapower Anchorage Internaitional Airport,
Anchorage, Alaska, Unitit States
Destination Gimpo Internaitional Airport,
Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Sooth Korea

Korean Air Lines Flicht 007 (an aa kent as KAL007 an KE007[note 2]) wis a scheduled Korean Air Lines flicht frae New York Ceety tae Seoul via Anchorage. On September 1, 1983, the airliner servin the flicht wis shot doun bi a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, wast o Sakhalin Island, in the Sea o Japan.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 3 cockpit crew, 20 cabin crew an 6 deidheidin crew (ICAO 93, Sect. 1.3, p. 6)
  2. KAL 007 wis uised bi air traffic control, while the public flicht beuking seestem uised KE 007

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aviation Safety Database