Incident Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche C OD-AFV, Friday 22 July 1983
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Date:Friday 22 July 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche C
Registration: OD-AFV
MSN: 30-1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Beirut International Airport, Beirut -   Lebanon
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Beirut International Airport, Beirut, Lebanon (BEY/OBLA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Damaged beyond repair July 22, 1983 in the shelling of Beirut International Airport (BEY/OBLA); the headquarters of the U.S. 24th Marine Amphibious Unit (24th MAU), was shelled with Druze mortar and artillery fire, wounding three U.S. Marines and causing the temporary closure of the airport. Piper PA-30 OD-AFV was written off (damaged beyond repair) in the shelling probably by shrapnel and/or blast damage


1. Air-Britain: Colin M. Smith, Piper Aircraft

Revision history:

21-Jun-2013 15:33 Uli Elch Added
21-Jun-2013 16:17 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Apr-2017 15:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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