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Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Datum:Montag 31 August 1981
Zeit:03:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720-023B
Fluggesellschaft:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Kennzeichen: OD-AFR
Werknummer: 18018/157
Baujahr: 1960-08-17 (21 years )
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-1-MC7
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)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libyen
Flug nach:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after arriving from a flight from Libya, an explosion of approx. 5 kg of dynamite destroyed the aircraft.

Informationsquelle:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» The Sumter Daily Item - Aug 31, 1981


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Distance from Benghazi-Benina International Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 1422 km (889 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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