Geva Newsreel 431, 1968

After an El Al Plane is Attacked in Athens, Israel Responds with Attack on Beirut Airport

1 Minute, 1968
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Directed by: Unknown
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

El Als Boeing plane, which was targeted by terrorists in Athens, arrived at Lod Airport. The bullet holes can be seen on the aircraft and the damage is considerable. The attacked staff are greeted by family and friends at the airport. In response, an Israeli commando unit conducted a retaliatory raid on Beirut International Airport. The UN Security Council condemned the action. Chief of Staff Haim Bar-Lev attends a festive dinner held by military reporters in his honor.

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