Anatoly Kornukov

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: retired commander in chief of the Russian Air Force who in 1983 relayed the order to shoot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007 as it strayed into the Soviet airspace, killing all 269 aboard.

 

 

Cause of Death: Unspecified causes

 

Born: January 10, 1942

 

Died: July 1, 2014

 

Location: Krasnogorsk, Russia