A TWA passenger plane is hijacked by terrorists from the ‘Che Guevara’ group within the PFLP. Six of the 101 passengers are Israelis. The terrorists, who hijacked the plane when it was flying over the Adriatic, announce their intention to land in Lod Airport. The plane circles over Lod several times, accompanied by an IAF fighter escort, but the hijackers change their minds and head for Damascus.Upon landing, the terrorists release all of the planes passengers, except the Israelis. The four women in the group are released two days later, and the two remaining hostages are released on December 6th in a prisoner exchange.

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