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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:Thursday 13 June 1991
Time:18:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-281
Operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL7350
C/n / msn: 20469/852
First flight: 1970-12-29 (20 years 6 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 120
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taegu Airport (TAE) (   South Korea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU/RKPC), South Korea
Destination airport:Daegu (Taegu) International Airport (TAE/RKTN), South Korea
Narrative:
Gear-up landing. The crew failed to read out the landing procedure checklist, didn't select the gear down. The circuit breaker was pulled when the warning system horn sounded.

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/91(#9)
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.04


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Distance from Jeju (Cheju) International Airport to Daegu (Taegu) International Airport as the crow flies is 329 km (205 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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