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It happened yesterday, on September 6, 1983. USSR confesses fall of Korean B-747/200 plane, KAL 007 flight
Rome, Italy - The admission, only a few days after tragedy: 269 victims
On September 6, 1983 USSR confesses, only after different days, to have fallen the Korean Airlines 007 flight last September 1st. The B-747/200 airplane, from New York City to Seoul, via Anchorage, was taken off on August 31 at 4:05 (GMT) from "John F. Kennedy" international airport in NY and had 240 passengers and 29 crewmembers on board. After a stopover in Anchorage at 11:30 GMT for refuelling,...
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