Re: KAL shot down by USSR in 1978 (_not_ KAL 007)

Date:         27 Dec 96 04:41:04 
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I recall this incident and believe Reader's Digest had an article on it -
if you wish to dig through back issues - but my recollection is that the
navigator had incorrectly entered grid mode for the high latitudes.  That
led to the aircraft straying over Soviet airspace with predictable

Mike Martin