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Air France A-300B Airbus hijacked from Athens arrives at Entebbe, Uganda

Tuesday, 29 June 1976
On 27June 1976, Air France Flight 139, en route from Tel Aviv to Paris was hijacked after a stopover in Athens. The four hijackers were members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Bader-Meinhof gang in Germany. Once hijacked, the aircraft was diverted to Entebbe Airport in Uganda, as it was known that Idi Amin was sympathetic to the Palestinian cause as well as being eager to gain the admiration of the Arab states. On the 29 June 1976, the aircraft arrived at ..
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