Narrative:The Boeing 707 was flying a cargo of military supplies from Libya to Damascus when it was attacked by an Iraqi or Israeli fighter plane. The crippled freighter managed to land at Damascus, but was considered damaged beyond repair.
|Date:||Tuesday 26 January 1982|
|C/n / msn:|| 18737/377|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Damascus International Airport (DAM) (Syria)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syria|
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf
EI-AMW was leased to Air Algérie for just over two months before being sold to Alyemda in May 1979.
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.