Korean Air Lines Flicht 007

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.

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
Date1 September 1983
SummaryAirliner shuitdoun
SteidNear 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)
Aircraft
Aircraft typeBoeing 747-230B
OperatorKorean Air Lines
RegistrationHL7442 (previously D-ABYH)
Flicht oreeginJohn F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport,
Queens, New York, Unitit States
StapowerAnchorage Internaitional Airport,
Anchorage, Alaska, Unitit States
DestinationGimpo Internaitional Airport,
Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Sooth Korea
Passengers246[1]
Crew23[note 1]
Fatalities269 (aw)
Injuries0
Survivors0

NotesEedit

  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

ReferencesEedit

  1. Aviation Safety Database