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Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:Thursday 8 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323C
Operator:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Registration: OD-AHB
C/n / msn: 19588/692
First flight: 1968
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 126
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed by shelling shortly after landing.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 243
» PZC 9.1.87


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