The Ballad of Flight 007: Death in the Skies
Listen to the compelling journey of Flight 007
in words & Music
Words & Lyrics by
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...a poet and
songwriter for the
ages - influenced by the singer/songwriters of the 60's & 70's
has a unique world view that challenges each of us to 'question our
purpose' for leaving our footsteps on this planet.
His lyrics range
from the challenges of a diverse world and reflections on war, to the
thoughts of Lovers in happiness & peace.
The Ballad of Flight 007
is the story of mothers, fathers - and children dying for the pride of
It was a Korean airliners shot
down by the Russians then - but there is always another empire - another
war - to take its place.
"How many more graves must we
dig" or just a few of the words that will cause you to reassess your
place in the world.
The ballad is timeless - the
words are haunting - be sure and add it to your collection today.
Griffin follows in the
footsteps of Kahil Gibran and is
"The Teacher" for the
Listen to the tale of Flight 007 and the
sounds are from Hell.
It was flying the skies one September day
when a Russian Mig fired away. ..
The trial wasn't long not the jury fair;
the price they paid was more then their share.
Bodies & ashes flung for miles;
all for the missile that didn't go wild...
Truth evades the eyes & ears.
See the baby hug her mother's breast;
the little boy so proud with wings on his chest.
Death is blind and mostly unkind;
Listen my children and you can hear;
bullets bursting round' your ears.
Flight 007 Information
Korean_Air_Flight_KAL-007 - Wikipedia "The Free Encyclopedia"
The Truth About the
Korean Airlines Flight-007 - by Alvin A. Snyder
KAL Flight 007
KAL 007 - Aviation
Lt. Col. Novoseletski, Smirnykh Air Base Flight Division acting Chief of
Staff to Combat
Controller Titovnin while tracking KAL 007 on radar:
“Well, what is happening, what is the matter, who guided him in, he
why didn’t he shoot it down?”
Gen. Kornukov, Commander of Sokol Air Base, Sakhalin, and tactical
commander of the
shootdown to Lt. Col. Gerasimenko, acting Commander , 41st Fighter
“Well, I understand, I do not understand the result, why is the target
Missiles were fired. Why is the target flying? [obscenities]. Well, what
1983 Flight Data Recorded
Senator Jesse Helms on his last meeting with passengers Noelle and
(from a statement issued to the International Committee for the Rescue
of KAL 007
Survivors, Inc., on Feb. 13, 2002):
“I’ll never forget that night when that plane was just beside ours at
airport with two little girls and their parents.
I taught them, among other things, to say I love you in deaf language,
last thing they did when they turned the corner was stick up their
and tell me they loved me.
I’ll never forget that, and I know you won’t.”