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