26 Years ago today: On 26 July 1993 an Asiana Airlines Boeing 737-5L9 crashed on approach to Mokpo; killing 68 out of 116 occupants.

Date:Monday 26 July 1993
Time:15:48
Type: Boeing 737-5L9
Operator:Asiana Airlines
Registration:HL7229
C/n / msn:24805/1878
First flight:1990-06-14 (3 years 1 months)
Total airframe hrs:7301
Cycles:5707
Engines:CFMI CFM56-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 110
Total:Fatalities: 68 / Occupants: 116
Aircraft damage:Destroyed
Aircraft fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7,5 km (4.7 mls) SW of Mokpo Airport (MPK) (   South Korea)
Crash site elevation:244 m (801 feet) amsl
Phase:Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), South Korea
Destination airport:Mokpo Airport (MPK/RKJM), South Korea
Flightnumber:OZ733

Narrative:
Asiana Airlines Flight 733 departed Seoul-Gimpo Airport, South Korea at 14:37 for a domestic flight to Mokpo. Weather was reported clear, but worsened fast to below minimums, with strong winds and heavy rain. After two missed approaches at Mokpo, the pilot tried a third approach for runway 06.
The aircraft struck a ridge of the Mount Ungeo (1050 feet high) at 800 feet altitude. Mokpo Airport was only equipped with VOR/DME.