Aviation Photo #0314989 Boeing 747-230B - Korean Air Lines

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First on airliners.net: This aircraft operated KAL 007, which was shot down by the Russians over Shakhalin Island on 1.9.1983. Aircraft is ex D-ABYH operated by Condor.
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    Gerhard Plomitzer
    Korean Air Lines
    Boeing 747-230B
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
    Boeing
    20559
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    HL7442
    Zurich (- Kloten)
    Switzerland
    May 25, 1980
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Anonymous
11 years ago

























































































clearly shows the main KAL 007 story connection- HL 7442, "I love New York", Bird emblem on tail.
Anonymous
9 years ago
All 269 people on board were victims of the Iron Curtain and the Cold War. This is an act never to be repeated in our planet, we all hope.
Anonymous
8 years ago
This is one of my favorite aircraft! Why would anyone shoot down this state-of-the-art aircraft?

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