Yoman Geva 130, 1957

A New Youth Hostel in Beit Oren Commemorates Victims of the Maagan disaster

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A new youth hostel is being constructed in Beit Oren on Mount Carmel. A cornerstone laying ceremony is held at the site, in the presence of soldiers. The hostel will be dedicated to the memory of victims of the Maagan disaster of 1954. The disaster occurred when a Piper type light plane crashed into an audience gathered for a memorial ceremony at Kibbutz Maagan.

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