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It all happened before – Passenger Jets in Jeopardy – by Clyde Duncan

IT ALL HAPPENED BEFORE – PASSENGER JETS IN JEOPARDY

By Clyde Duncan

  • February, 1973: Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 – shot down by Israeli fighters
  • September, 1978: Air Rhodesia Flight RH-825 – shot down by Zimbabwe rebels
  • June, 1980: Itavia Flight 870 – shot down by a missile in Italy [undetermined origin]
  • September, 1983: Korean Airlines Flight 007 – shot down by Soviet fighters
  • June, 1985: Air India Flight 182 – internal explosion off the coast of Ireland
  • December, 1985: Arrow Air Flight 1285 – internal explosion off Newfoundland [undetermined origin]
  • July, 1988: Iran Air Flight 655 – shot down by USS Vincennes
  • December, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 – internal explosion [terrorist]   Continue reading
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