- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 21, 1973
Time: c 14:10
Location: Near Isma'iliya, Egypt
Operator: Libya Arab Airlines
Flight #: 114
Route: Tripoli - Cairo
AC Type: Boeing B-727-224
Registration: 5A-DAH
cn / ln: 20244/650
Aboard: 113   (passengers:108  crew:5)
Fatalities: 110   (passengers:106  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: While en route from Tripoli to Cairo, the aircraft drifted over Israeli territory due to strong tailwinds and was shot down by Israeli Phantom fighters. After being hit, a fire broke out and the crew attempted to make an emergency landing in the desert but crashed and burst into flames. Cairo approach control radar and beacon not functioning.
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