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Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:Saturday 28 December 1968
Time:21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic CV99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Operator:Lebanese International Airways
Registration: OD-AEW
C/n / msn: 30-10-31
First flight: 1962
Engines: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
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 an Arab terrorist attack on a Boeing aircraft in Athens, 8 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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accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5
registration: OD-AEW
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accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5
registration: OD-AEW
photo of Convair-CV-990-30A-5-OD-AEW
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5
registration: OD-AEW
photo of Convair-CV-990-30A-5-OD-AEW
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5
registration: OD-AEW
photo of Convair-CV-990-30A-5-OD-AEW
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Convair CV-990-30A-5
registration: OD-AEW
 
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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