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An Arkia Airlines. (News Briefs: Africa/Middle East Report).(missile attack on 757-300)(Brief Article)

An Arkia Airlines 757-300 was the target of a missile attack on Nov. 28 believed to be the work of the al-Qaida terror network although a group called the Army of Palestine claimed responsibility. The aircraft had just taken off from Mombasa en route to Tel Aviv when two shoulder-launched SA-7 ground-to-air missiles were fired at it. …

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