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Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 26 January 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-348C
Operator:Alyemda
Registration: 7O-ACJ
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Damascus International Airport (DAM) (   Syria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syria
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.

Sources:
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf


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photo of Boeing 707-348C EI-AMW
EI-AMW was leased to Air Algérie for just over two months before being sold to Alyemda in May 1979.
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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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