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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156888
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:22-JUL-1983
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OD-AFV
C/n / msn: 30-1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beirut International Airport, Beirut -   Lebanon
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Beirut International Airport, Beirut, Lebanon (BEY/OBLA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair July 22, 1983 in the shelling of Beirut International Airport (BEY/OBLA); the headquarters of the U.S. 24th Marine Amphibious Unit (24th MAU), was shelled with Druze mortar and artillery fire, wounding three U.S. Marines and causing the temporary closure of the airport. Piper PA-30 OD-AFV was written off (damaged beyond repair) in the shelling probably by shrapnel and/or blast damage


Sources:

1. Air-Britain: Colin M. Smith, Piper Aircraft
2. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/OD-AFV.html
3. http://www.impdb.org/index.php?title=Emraa_Min_Nar
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_Beirut_barracks_bombings#Incidents
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beirut%E2%80%93Rafic_Hariri_International_Airport#Lebanese_Civil_War


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2013 15:33 Uli Elch Added
21-Jun-2013 16:17 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Apr-2017 15:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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