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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Thursday 13 June 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-281
Operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL7350
MSN: 20469/852
First flight: 1970-12-29 (20 years 6 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 120
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taegu Airport (TAE) (   South Korea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU/RKPC), South Korea
Destination airport:Daegu (Taegu) International Airport (TAE/RKTN), South Korea
Gear-up landing. The crew failed to read out the landing procedure checklist, didn't select the gear down. The circuit breaker was pulled when the warning system horn sounded.

Gear-up landing
Runway mishap

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/91(#9)
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.04


photo of Boeing-727-281-HL7350
accident date: 13-06-1991
type: Boeing 727-281
registration: HL7350

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Jeju (Cheju) International Airport to Daegu (Taegu) International Airport as the crow flies is 329 km (205 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Boeing 727

  • 1832 built
  • 61st loss
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  • 31st worst accident (at the time)
  • 34th worst accident (currently)
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