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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"While I was talking to a US air
force official, I misinterpreted what I was told (in English) by
the other side and gave the press corps (covering the defence
ministry) wrong information."
Source: Unidentified South Korean military
official, explaining to the South Koran Yonhap news agency how
it was that he came to tell the media that a U-2 spy
plane had crashed just south of Seoul after the US military told
him the report was not true.