GTD ID:
197308050002

When:
1973-08-05

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Airports and Aircraft
Name of Entity TWA
Specific Description TWA Lounge
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $50,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms; Grenades
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 Claimed Responsibility
Black September Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 55 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 2
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 55
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources