Airplane Crash - Near Kanggye, North Korea 07/27/1953

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Kanggye, North Korea


Date07/27/1953
Time12:30
LocationNear Kanggye, North Korea
OperatorAeroflot
TypeIlyushin IL-12
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryShot down by a U.S. Air Force F-86 jet fighter towards the end of the Korean War. The Russian government claimed the plane was over Chinese air space.

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