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Last updated: 29 July 2021
Fecha:jueves 26 diciembre 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-358B
Operador:El Al Israel Airlines
Registración: 4X-ATR
Numéro de série: 19004/459
Año de Construcción: 1965-12-10 (3 years )
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 51
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH) (   Grecia)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Francia
Two terrorists belonging to the National Front For The Liberation Of Palestine riddled the El Al jet with machine-gun fire when it was preparing for take off. They also hurled five incendiary grenades at the aircraft. One passenger was killed and a flight attendant was seriously injured.

» British Pathé


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Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Paris-Orly Airport as the crow flies is 2081 km (1301 miles).

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