Middle East Airlines (MEA) OD-AEF – 28. December 1968

Date  28.   December 1968
Location Beirut,   Lebanon
C/N 157
Model  Caravelle   VIN
Airline MEA   (Middle East Airlines)
Registration OD-AEF
Occupants  ?/? + ?/??
Aircraft history OD-AEF c/n 157 Caravelle 6N, made its first flight   on April 20th 1063 and was delivered to MEA on May 6th 1963.
Accident description In a retaliation against Lebanon for an Arab terrorist   attack on an EL AL Boeing 707 at Athens, 8 Air Force Super Frelon helicopters   landed at Beirut Airport at 21:50 local time. While a small part of the   Commando was shooting at Lebanese soldiers the other part blew up over 11 MEA   aircraft (CV990s, VC10, Viscount, Caravelles, B707, Comet)