- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 29, 1987
Time: c 11:30
Location: Over the Andaman Sea
Operator: Korean Airlines
Flight #: 858
Route: Abu Dhabi - Bangkok
AC Type: Boeing B-707-3B5C
Registration: HL-7406
cn / ln: 20522/855
Aboard: 115   (passengers:104  crew:11)
Fatalities: 115   (passengers:104  crew:11)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed while on a flight from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok. Detonation of an explosive device in the passenger cabin left by two passengers who exited the plane at Abu Dhabi. A 75 year old man and Korean woman were arrested as they tried to use fake passports to fly to Rome. While under guard, the man bit into a cyanide capsule and died. The woman, a North Korean agent, confessed to the crime.
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