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Accident description
Last updated: 6 October 2015
Date:Saturday 6 February 1982
Type:Fairchild C-123J Provider
Operator:Republic of Korea Air Force - ROKAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn: 20275
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 47 / Occupants: 47
Total:Fatalities: 53 / Occupants: 53
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU) (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU/RKPC), South Korea
Crashed 2.3 miles North of Hallasan Volcano while on approach to land in poor weather.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Feb 7, 1982


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