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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218581
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:17-SEP-1972
Time:
Type:DC-8-63
Owner/operator:Viasa
Registration: YV-C-VIA
C/n / msn: 46042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 106
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Beirut
Destination airport:Rome
Narrative:
Aircraft diverted to Nicosia after a bomb threat was made to the Viasa office in Beirut.
A bomb was found in the waste bin of a lavatory.
Passengers and crew left aircraft using slides,injuring one crew member.

Sources:

British Pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVACGC1YHDT11EEHQNUC45D5D1C4-CYPRUS-VENEZUELAN-JETLINER-MAKES-EMERGENCY-LANDING-WITH-BOMB/query/Rome+airport


Revision history:

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26-Nov-2018 12:54 Cobar Added

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