MH-370: NK Has Track Record of Hijacking Passenger Planes

This is quite “out there” but it does mention the hijacking of KAL YS-11 and for that Mr. Hwang is grateful.

March 28, 2014: In 1969, North Korea hijacked a plane and kidnapped the passengers and crew. 39 passengers were eventually released. The fate of the crew plus 7 passengers is still unknown. …

According to passenger testimony, one of the passengers rose from his seat 10 minutes after takeoff and entered the cockpit, following which the aircraft changed direction and was joined by three North Korean fighter jets. The aircraft landed at Sǒndǒk Airfield near Wonsan at 1:18 PM. North Korean soldiers boarded the aircraft afterwards, blindfolded the passengers, and instructed them to disembark. Continue reading at ETN Global Travel Industry News.

Action Demanded for Kidnapping Victims

March 18, 2014: “The state exists to protect the property and lives of its people. Who is the government working for if they continue to turn a blind eye to those trying to find their kidnapped family members? The Ministry of Unification has turned the other way when faced with the suffering of the families of those who were abducted… they are just as silent in the face of North Korea’s lies,” he said. Continue reading at The Daily NK.

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