Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 9 agosto 1974
Tipo:de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo
Operado por:United Nations - UN
Alquilado a :Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 115461
Numéro de série: 16
Año de Construcción: 1968
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Dimas (   Siria) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Siria
Descripción:
Shot down by Syrian surface-to-air missiles. The Buffalo transport plane was providing logistical support to UN peacekeeping forces in the Middle East.
Syrian authorities claimed that the aircraft was passing at a time when Israeli aircraft were attacking targets in Lebanon close to the border with Syria. Syrian air defences engaged the Israeli aircraft after they reportedly violated Syrian airspace.


Fuentes:
» The Vancouver Sun - Aug 9, 1974


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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Damascus International Airport as the crow flies is 105 km (65 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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