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More: Boeing 747-230B
More: Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH)
More: Switzerland, May 25, 1980
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HL7442 (cn 20559/186) 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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A visitor from United States posted Mon June 22, 2009:
This is one of my favorite aircraft! Why would anyone shoot down this state-of-the-art aircraft?

A visitor from Brazil posted Fri June 27, 2008:
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.

A visitor from United States posted Mon September 26, 2005:

clearly shows the main KAL 007 story connection- HL 7442, "I love New York", Bird emblem on tail.

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