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Asiana Airlines Flight 733
A 737-400 similar to the aircraft that crashed
Accident summary
Date July 26, 1993 (1993-07-26)
Summary Controlled flight into terrain due to pilot error and bad weather
Place Ungeo Mountain near Mokpo Airport, South Korea
34°42′30.66″N 126°18′38.66″E / 34.7085167°N 126.3107389°E / 34.7085167; 126.3107389Coordinates: 34°42′30.66″N 126°18′38.66″E / 34.7085167°N 126.3107389°E / 34.7085167; 126.3107389
Passengers 110
Crew 6
Fatalities 68
Survivors 48
Aircraft type Boeing 737-5L9
Airline/user Asiana Airlines
Registration HL7229
Flew from Seoul-Gimpo International Airport (SEL)
Flying to Mokpo Airport (MPK)

Asiana Airlines Flight 733 (OZ733, AAR733, registration HL7229) was a domestic Asiana Airlines passenger flight. The flight was from Seoul-Gimpo International Airport to Mokpo Airport, South Korea.

The flight crashed on 26 July 1993 in the Hwawon area of Haenam County, South Jeolla Province. 68 of the 116 passengers and crew on board were killed, including the captain and first officer.

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