An Air France airplane is hijacked by the PLO due the large number of Israeli and Jewish passengers. We follow the action both with the hostages as they cope with confinement and threatened death, and the Israeli cabinet and military that must try to get them out. Written by
David Carroll <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They considered every possibility - and then did the impossible !
Did You Know?
The commander of the Israeli paratroopers, Lieutenant Colonel Yonathan Netanyahu
) was the brother of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
. Yonni, as friends knew him, was the only member of the platoon to die during the actual raid, when he was struck in the back by a sniper's bullet. See more
The aircraft is an Airbus A300, accurately depicted with the passenger cabin and exterior shots, but the flight deck is from a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, with its very distinctive autopilot console and flight engineer panel showing three engine switches (the A300 has two engines). See more
The government of Israel does not negotiate with terrorists!
Version of Raid on Entebbe