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Last updated: 28 January 2021
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 5 junio 1977
Tipo:Boeing 707
Operador:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 103
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 114
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Kuwait (   Kuwait)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI), Irak
Descripción:
A passenger in a wheelchair hijacked a flight to Kuwait using a gun and demanded money to pay for his treatment.
He was overpowered and apprehended by Kuwait armed forces commandos.



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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Baghdad International Airport as the crow flies is 807 km (505 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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