GTD ID:
197510040002

When:
1975-10-04

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beirut

City:
Beirut

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Airports and Aircraft
Name of Entity Beirut Airport
Specific Description Egyptian Aircraft
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $60,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms
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
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 14 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 14
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources