KAL007

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Other info: KAL007: September 01, 1983...The Boeing arrived at Anchorage at 03.30 local time after a flight from New York. At 05.00h the aircraft took off again from runway 32, bound for Seoul. The flight was cleared directly to the Bethel VOR beacon and then on to the Romeo 20 route. However, the aircraft started diverging from its intended course and passed 12mls North of the Bethel beacon. While approaching the Kamchatka peninsula, 6 MiG-23 fighters were scrambled. Because a US Boeing RC-135 intelligence plane was flying in the area East off Kamchatka, the Soviet defence forces probably thought the B747 radar echo to be the RC-135. KAL 007 left Russian airspace over the Okhostk Sea and the fighters returned to their base. Passing abeam the Nippi beacon (4hrs after take-off), the aircraft was 185mls off course and headed for Sakhalin. Two Soviet Sukhoi Su-15 fighters were scrambled from the Dolinsk-Sokol airbase at 05.42 and 05.54 Kamchatka time. At 06.16 flight KAL 007 re-entered Soviet airspace. 06.22: the Soviet command ordered destruction of the target (for the 2nd time). Two air-to-air missiles were launched by one of the fighters and struck the Boeing at 06.26h. Cabin pressure was lost and the aircraft suffered control problems, causing the Boeing to spiral down and crash into the sea. All 269 souls on board perished over the bitter cold Okhostk sea at the break of dawn. OLD MAP: http://airbase.uka.ru/misc/pix/kal-007.jpg Click here to watch "AIRBUS CLOUDS" video TECHNO UNITED. Source: www.imkeww.com. Nice Work HASS.
Joined Airliners.net: 11 years 3 months 20 days ago (September 1, 2003)
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Signature: i never knew who i was. i never knew who i wanted to be. -KAL007-
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