Sabena Flight 571/Operation Isotope

1972

A plane was hijacked by Black September in Israel. Sayeret Matkal did the rescue, and was led by Ehud Barak and one of his soldiers was Bibi Netanyahu, both of whom became prime ministers. All passengers except one were saved.

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By רון אילן / IDF Spokesperson's Unit, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=91703456