• Short Summary

    A Lebanese Beeing 707 jetliner carrying 110 people was hijacked by two gunmen over the Mediterranean on Thursday (16 August), and landed in Israel under the escort of two Israeli fighters.

  • Description

    A Lebanese Beeing 707 jetliner carrying 110 people was hijacked by two gunmen over the Mediterranean on Thursday (16 August), and landed in Israel under the escort of two Israeli fighters.

    As soon as the jet touched down at Led airport, security men swarmed aboard it. Just before it landed, there was a report that there had been a shot heard from the 'plane, and that the security men had taken control of it.

    The two hijackers were reported to be seeking political asylum, but neither their identities nor their reasons for the hijacking were known.

    The passengers on the Beeing included six children. There was a crew of ten.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA99BVRLBDKCVBXV3BLX6SJ25JC
    Media URN:
    VLVA99BVRLBDKCVBXV3BLX6SJ25JC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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