• Crazy Rescue Mission of Hijacked Airplane – Operation Entebbe
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    Crazy Rescue Mission of Hijacked Airplane – Operation Entebbe

    The date is June 27th, 1976 and an Air France Airbus is taking off from Athens, Greece, enroute to Paris. Aboard the flight are 248 passengers, most of them Israelis, along with 12 air crew. Amongst the passengers however are two Palestinian and two German terrorists, and shortly after takeoff the three men and one woman reveal concealed weapons and threaten to murder passengers if the flight is not immediately diverted. The aircrew radios their situation to ground authorities and changes heading for Benghazi, Libya where the plane lands and is refueled. Seven hours later the plane departs and finally lands in Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Outside the plane’s windows…