GTD ID:
198309230010

When:
1983-09-23

Country:
United Arab Emirates

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Dubai

City:
Jebel Ali

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Airports and Aircraft
Name of Entity Gulf Air
Specific Description Boeing 737 Flight 71
Nationality of Target International
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Passengers
Specific Description passengers of various nationalities
Nationality of Target Multinational
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Bomb
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Abu Nidal Organization (ANO) Arab Revolutionary Brigades Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 111 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 111
Number of U.S. Fatalities 1
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources