Korean Airlines Flight 902

Korean Airlines Flight 902Thursday April 20, 1978
The aircraft, which deviated off course, suffered rapid decompression after being fired upon by a Russian fighter. The aircraft made an emergency landing on a frozen lake.

Crash Details

DateThursday April 20, 1978
LocationNear Murmansk, Russia
Passengers97
Crew12
Fatalities2
Survivors107
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-321B
OperatorKorean Airlines
RegistrationHL-7429
Flight OriginParis
Flight Destination Seoul
Near Murmansk, Russia
Korean Airlines
Boeing B-707-321B
1978