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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 28 Dezember 1968
Zeit:21:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
Fluggesellschaft:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Kennzeichen: OD-ADR
Werknummer: 6445
Baujahr: 1960
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 a 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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photo of de-Havilland-DH-106-Comet-4C-OD-ADR
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
registration: OD-ADR
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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