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Navy remembers North Korean shoot-down on 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago in 1969, on the 57th birthday of North Korean leader Kim Il Sung, a MiG 21 fighter jet vectored in on a U.S. EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft operating far outside the North’s territorial limits, firing two missiles that killed all 30 sailors and a Marine aboard the Navy plane. Read more

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