GTD ID:
197805200007

When:
1978-05-20

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Paris

City:
Paris

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Airports and Aircraft
Name of Entity
Specific Description El Al Flight 324 Boarding Area
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $15,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms; Explosive
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) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources