Letters: Oct. 3, 1983

Death Flight

To the Editors:

In an era of sophisticated electronic-surveillance capabilities, it is ridiculous for the Soviet Union to accuse the U.S. of using a commercial airliner [Sept. 12] as a spy plane.

Leo V. Ring

Beverly, Mass.

Horror, yes! Surprise, no!

Howard W. Klippert

East Aurora, N. Y.

We can continue to debate whether it was Soviet bumbling or brutality that ultimately caused the Korean air massacre, but we cannot argue with or hide from its meaning: the Soviet Union is armed, dangerous and trigger-happy. It is time the civilized world recognized this fact and...

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