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Shootdown (1988)

Nan Moore, the mother of one of the victims of the aero accident of the Korean Air Lines in 1983 where the plane was shot down over the Soviet Union, tries to find the truth of what ... See full summary »

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Nan Moore, the mother of one of the victims of the aero accident of the Korean Air Lines in 1983 where the plane was shot down over the Soviet Union, tries to find the truth of what happened on that particular flight. But she finds only a wall of silence and lots of trouble with the authorities... Written by Volker Boehm

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28 November 1988 (USA)  »

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El avión derribado  »

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Factual Correction of Previous Comment From Others
23 July 2005 | by (Rochester, NY, United States) – See all my reviews

Contrary to the comment of rps-2, flight 007 DID indeed originate from JFK. I don't know where RPs-2 got the idea it was Toronto.

I happen to have been on that flight both in-bound (to United States) and out-bound (to Soeul, then Hong Kong) many times. My last time was just 2 flights before that incident.

I cannot yet comment on the overall factual accuracy of the movie, as I still am unable to obtain it in DVD. However, I am absolutely sure that it does not "...deliberately falsifies a key fact."

The rest of this is just plain padding. This site would not allow comments less than "10 lines of text."


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