• Short Summary

    THE BODY OF THE PASSENGER KILLED ON THE EL AL BOEING 707 WHICH WAS ATTACKED BY ARAB GUNMEN LAST THURSDAY WAS RETURNED TO TEL AVIV YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR FUNERAL CEREMONIES.

  • Description

    THE BODY OF THE PASSENGER KILLED ON THE EL AL BOEING 707 WHICH WAS ATTACKED BY ARAB GUNMEN LAST THURSDAY WAS RETURNED TO TEL AVIV YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR FUNERAL CEREMONIES. THE PASSENGER, MARINE ENGINEER LEON SHIRDAN, 50, WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE UNITED STATES TO SIGN A CONTRACT ON BEHALF OF HIS COMPANY.

    SHIRDAN'S RELATIVES WERE AT LOD AIRPORT, OUTSIDE TEL AVIV, TO SEE THE COFFIN RETURNED. SHIRDAN LEAVES A WIFE AND 15-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER.

    SHIRDAN WAS THE ONLY PERSON KILLED IN THE ATTACK, WHICH TOOK PLACE AT ATHENS AIRPORT. TWO ARABS HAVE BEEN CHARGED ON VARIOUS COUNTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE RAID.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEM9E66DC008PTXJGUEAM3S00V
    Media URN:
    VLVAEM9E66DC008PTXJGUEAM3S00V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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