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Last updated: 13 October 2019
Status:
Date:Tuesday 24 August 1971
Type:Boeing 707
Operator:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) (   Spain)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An explosive device in the aft lavatory complex blew a hole in the top fuselage (3 feet long). The aircraft was parked when it happened.

Classification:
Sabotage

Sources:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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