GTD ID:
198111020006

When:
1981-11-03

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Madrid

City:
Madrid

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 Swissair offices in Plaza de Espana
Nationality of Target Switzerland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $75,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
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
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources