Korean Airlines

Korean Airlines Saturday January 23, 1971
Crash landed on a beach after a hijacker detonated grenades he was carrying. The hijacker and the co-pilot were killed by the grenade explosions.

Crash Details

DateSaturday January 23, 1971
LocationNear Sokcho, South Korea
Passengers55
Crew5
Fatalities2
Survivors58
Aircraft TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 500
OperatorKorean Airlines
RegistrationHL-5212
Flight OriginKangnung
Flight Destination Seoul
Near Sokcho, South Korea
Korean Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
1971