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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Fecha:jueves 16 agosto 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720-023B
Operador:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Registración: OD-AFR
Numéro de série: 18018/157
Año de Construcción: 1960-08-17 (13 years )
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-1-MC7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 119
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV) (   Israel)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Descripción:
A male hijacker entered the cockpit armed with two guns while the aircraft passed overhead Cyprus. He demanded to be flown to Lod. The hijacker was overpowered by policemen on the ground at Lod Airport.

Fuentes:
» Het Parool 17-8-1973


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Distance from Benghazi-Benina International Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 1422 km (889 miles).

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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