UPI - Arab-Israeli Conflict 1969-1975

 

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Identifier

35160004319415

Creation Date

12-17-1973

Subject—Places

Middle East; Israel

Subject—Topics

Arab-Israeli Conflict 1969-1975; Hijacking of aircraft; Hostages

Description

Rome: Firemen remove bodies from Pan American jetliner after it was bombed and burned by Arab guerillas at Leonardo da Vinci Airport here 12/17. The guerillas shot up an airport lounge prior to their attack on the plane, then hijacked a Lufthansa jetliner to Athens where they executed four hostages and forced Greece to release two 'Black September' terrorists. At least 35 persons were killed. Cross at lower right of picture is part of hearse.

Format

BW Photograph, 8.5" x 11"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

Arab-Israel experience, UPI, United Press International

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