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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 23 enero 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Operador:Korean Air Lines - KAL
Registración: HL5212
Numéro de série: 10428
Año de Construcción: 1969
Horas Totales de la Célula:2302
Ciclos:3171
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 55
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 60
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Sokcho (   Corea del Sur)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kangnung Airport (KAG/RKNN), Corea del Sur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), Corea del Sur
Descripción:
The Fokker crash-landed on a beach after an attempted hijack by a man carrying grenades. The hijacker and the co-pilot were killed by grenade explosions.

Fuentes:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» Gooi/Eemlander 1.7.72
» Willem Wendt


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kangnung Airport to Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport as the crow flies is 189 km (118 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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