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Soviet pilots defend airliner shooting

Title
Soviet pilots defend airliner shooting
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:01:44
Description
Report on the actions of the Soviet jet interceptor pilots who shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007. They explain (on Soviet television?) that they followed all the regulation procedures, and were only doing their job. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
USA; Civil aviation; Deaths; USSR; Military aircraft; International relations; Homicide; Defence; Pilots; Military aviation; Aeroplanes; Aviation; Civil aircraft; Civilians; Air defence; South Korea; Korean Air Lines

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