Airplane Crash - Near Al Qaysumah, Saudi Arabia 01/01/1976

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Al Qaysumah, Saudi Arabia


Date01/01/1976
Time05:30
LocationNear Al Qaysumah, Saudi Arabia
OperatorMiddle East Airlines
Flight #438
RouteBeirut - Dubai
TypeBoeing B-720B-023B
RegistrationOD-AFT
Cn/In18020/165
Aboard82
Fatalities82
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft broke-up at FL 370 and crashed in the desert. Detonation of an explosive device in the forward cargo compartment.

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