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A Soviet salvage and rescue ship and an unidentified Soviet ship shadow salvage operations for downed Korean Air Lines Flight 007 (KAL-007).  The commercial jet was shot down by Soviet aircraft over Sakhalin Island on August 30, 1983 in the Sea of Japan.  All 269 passengers and crewmen were killed

A Soviet salvage and rescue ship and an unidentified Soviet ship shadow salvage operations for downed Korean Air Lines Flight 007 (KAL-007). The commercial jet was shot down by Soviet aircraft over Sakhalin Island on August 30, 1983 in the Sea of Japan. All 269 passengers and crewmen were killed

 
 
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Country: Unknown

Scene Camera Operator: PH1 F. Barbante, USN

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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17/09/1983
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The U.S. National Archives
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