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Datum:Dienstag 16 Januar 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 720
Fluggesellschaft:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 73
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 82
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Libanon)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Flug nach:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordanien
Unfallbericht:
Six passengers hijacked a MEA flight from Beirut to Amman. They demanded the release Musa al-Sadr, a Lebanese-Iranian philosopher and Shi'a religious leader, who they assumed was captured in Libya.
After landing back at Beirut, they released the passengers. They subsequently surrendered after giving a press conference.

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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Amman-Marka International Airport as the crow flies is 209 km (131 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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