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Datum:Samstag 28 Dezember 1968
Zeit:21:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-3B4C
Fluggesellschaft:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Kennzeichen: OD-AFC
Werknummer: 20225/757
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Libanon)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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Unfallbericht:
In a retaliation against Lebanon for an Arab terrorist attack on a Boeing aircraft in Athens, 8 Israeli Air Force Super Frelon helicopters landed at Beirut International Airport at night. Commandos set fire to, and destroyed 14 Lebanese aircraft.

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