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

Date  28.   December 1968
Location Beirut,   Lebanon
C/N 153
Model  Caravelle   VIN
Airline MEA   (Middle East Airlines)
Registration OD-AEE
Occupants  0/0 + 0/00
Aircraft history OD-AEE c/n 153 Caravelle 6N, made its first flight   on April 19th 1963 as F-WJAL and was delivered to MEA on April 26th 1964.
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)