ASN Aircraft accident Vickers VC10-1102 9G-ABP Beirut International Airport (BEY)
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Date:Saturday 28 December 1968
Time:21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic VC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers VC10-1102
Operating for:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Leased from:Ghana Airways
Registration: 9G-ABP
MSN: 824
First flight: 1965-05-21 (3 years 7 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 540
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
In a retaliation against Lebanon for a terrorist attack on a Boeing aircraft in Athens, 8 Israeli Air Force Aérospatiale Super Frelon helicopters landed at Beirut International Airport at night. Commandos set fire to, and destroyed 14 Lebanese aircraft.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

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photo of Vickers-VC10-1102-9G-ABP
accident date: 28-12-1968
type: Vickers VC10-1102
registration: 9G-ABP
 
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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