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Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Datum:Freitag 26 August 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-300
Fluggesellschaft:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Tel Aviv (   Israel)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libyen
Flug nach:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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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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