Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114

Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 was a regularly-scheduled flight from Tripoli to Cairo via Benghazi shot down by Israeli fighter jets in 1973. At 10:30 on February 21, 1973, the 727-224 left Tripoli, but became lost due to a combination of bad weather and equipment failure over northern Egypt around 13:44 (1:44 P.M. local). It entered the then-Israeli-controlled airspace over the Sinai Peninsula, was intercepted by two Israeli F-4 Phantom IIs and shot down and most of the people on board killed while trying to re-enter Egyptian airspace Of the 113 people on board, there were 5 survivors, including the co-pilot.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133997850
  • 9786133997851