South Korean Airliner Hijacked

December 11, 1969: A South Korean airliner with 51 persons aboard was hijacked to North Korea today. The government accused North Korea of “another example of piracy.”

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A passenger list issued by Korean Air Lines listed an American “Dr. Kins” aboard the plane. The US Embassy said it was informed his name might be “Dickens,” but a spokesperson said no Americam of either name was registered as a resident of South Korea. Continue reading “South Korean Airliner Hijacked”

Airliner To Seoul Hijacked To North

December 11, 1969: Hijackers seized a Korean Airlines plane bound for Seoul with 51 persons abooard today and forced it to North Korea, airline officials said.


No details of the hijack were available. North Korea issued no report of the plane landing in its territory.  Continue reading “Airliner To Seoul Hijacked To North”