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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Date:Sunday 12 July 1970
Type:Boeing 707
Operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Damascus (   Syria)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Riyadh International Airport (RUH/OERY), Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.


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Distance from Riyadh International Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 1477 km (923 miles).

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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