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Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Date:Saturday 28 December 1968
Time:21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Trans Mediterranean Airways - TMA
Registration: OD-ADI
C/n / msn: 10534
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
In a retaliation against Lebanon for a terrorist attack on a Boeing aircraft in Athens, eight Israeli Air Force Super Frelon helicopters landed at Beirut International Airport at night. Commandos set fire to, and destroyed 14 Lebanese aircraft.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground


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photo of Douglas-C-54B-OD-ADI
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Douglas C-54B (DC-4)
registration: OD-ADI
 
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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