Airplane Crash - Near Sokcho, South Korea 01/23/1971

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Sokcho, South Korea


Date01/23/1971
LocationNear Sokcho, South Korea
OperatorKorean Airlines
RouteKangnung - Seoul
TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 500
RegistrationHL-5212
Cn/In10428
Aboard60
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryCrash landed on a beach after a hijacker detonated grenades he was carrying. The hijacker and the co-pilot were killed by the grenade explosions.

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