Koryo Crime Podcast


We are back! In this episode, Ashley and Kait talk about the Korean Air Flight 007 that was shot down by the USSR on September 1st, 1983. This episodes gives a little background on the incident, some aviation aspects as well as some international law aspects of the disaster.


<Original flight path v.s. actual flight path.>


<Korean Air Flight 007>


<Boeing RC-135- plane that shot down KAL 007>

<Larry McDonald- A U.S. Congressman that was aboard KAL 007>


Abbott, Kenneth W., Robert O. Keohane, Andrew Moravcsik, Anne-Marie Slaughter, and Duncan Snidal. “The Concept of Legalization.” International Organization 54, no. 3 (2000): 401–19. https://doi.org/10.1162/002081800551271.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. S.v. “international law.” Retrieved March 27 2023 from https://www.thefreedictionary.com/international+law
Hassan, Farooq. “The Shooting down of Korean Airlines Flight 007 by the USSR and the Future of Air Safety for Passengers.” The International and Comparative Law Quarterly 33, no. 3 (1984): 712–25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/759165.

“International Law.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, March 21, 2023. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_law.

“Korean Air Lines Flight 007.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, March 26, 2023. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Lines_Flight_007.

Slomanson, William. Essay. In Fundamental Perspectives on International Law, 4. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2011.


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