Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Sep 5 1983, Page 1

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 5, 1983, Tokyo, Japan Bal to 34 22 b it m 12 1 Pacific stars and stripes Junla Joseph e Biaas 38th 247 250 an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authorized personnel within the Pacific command september h French buzzing Israel withdraws Routs libyan forces from Shouf area Page 2 Page 2 drought spurs disaster assistance Page 3 paper 747 shoo Down ordered by general compiled from wire services London sunday times has quoting unnamed sources in the defense intelligence that Vladimir commander of the soviets far East military ordered korean air lines flight 7 shot Down in what is now being labelled the fifth worse disaster in aviation the citing the said Godorov consulted the Kremlin before making his decision and most Likely received clearance for his actions from marshal Alexander commander chief of soviet air defense the paper said there was speculation that marshal Dmitri the soviet defense May also have been consulted after the Airliner strayed into the strategic far East related pages and soviet Leader Yuri Andropov was on Holiday at the time of the prompting speculation from some Obser vers in Moscow that the order to fire on the korean plane May have been a deliberate attempt by soviet military leaders anxious to undermine Andropov efforts at de escalating arms in other developments in the destruction of Kal 7 the new York times reported the Pilot of the 747 signalled he would comply with soviet interceptors before being shot the soviet ambassador to Japan said a soviet ship found debris from an but he did not connect it Korea american association member wan Kim of throws his protest sign Kal Jet quoting against a burning effigy of the during a rally in p up Pentagon it began As a flight like any compiled from wire services new York for those from a congressman flying to a diplomatic ceremony to a korean returning Home to find a flight 007 began As it does five times each week with a night Takeoff from Kennedy the end also came at night in a a plunge into the sea of Japan that triggered an International As the Jet pushed away from the Gate to begin what was expected to be a routine a lifetime of Hope remained for 269 people from at least 12 there was Kevin a witty English instructor from Massachusetts bringing a Mao tse Tung Cap along for a two year teaching stint in and Larry a democratic congressman from Georgia head ing for a Celebration of 30 years of Alliance Between South Korea and the United Lee going to see his Yun Sungu would be seeing his wife for the first time in 15 months and bringing her to his new Home in the United but for quirks of some might not have been on that Rebecca a 28yearold widow and Mother of was supposed to leave saturday but forgot her her ride tuesday fell but she managed to catch a limousine and arrive on time at the Bill a martial arts instructor in had won his vacation ticket in a local Golf Takeshi a High school Art teacher in had missed the sunday flight when his cab was delayed by Stormy weath the also missed that but he was on time selecting an aisle seat in first flight 007 was to be a Happy reunion for Chong the 30 year old wife of a she was bringing her 3and 7year old daughters to join her see Page 4

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