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Date of Accident:01 September 1983Help
Airline:Korean Air Lines   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 747-230B   Help
Location:Sakhalin Island, RussiaHelp
Previous Registrations:D-ABYHHelp
Flight Number:007Help
Line Number:186Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:JT9D-7AHelp
Year of Delivery:1972Help
Accident Description:While flying from Anchorage, Alaska to Seoul, S. Korea, the aircraft inadvertantly entered Soviet airspace and was shot down by a Russian fighter jet.
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