Pembantaian Bandar Udara Lod
Templat:Campaignbox Pemberontakan Palestina di Lebanon Selatan Pembantaian Bandar Udara Lod adalah sebuah serangan teroris yang terjadi pada 30 Mei 1972, dimana tiga anggota Tentara Merah Jepang direkrut oleh kelompok Palestina yang disebut Front Populer untuk Pembebasan Palestina-Operasi Eksternal (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-External Operations, PFLP-EO), menyerang bandar udara Lod (sekarang Bandar Udara Internasional Ben Gurion) dekat Tel Aviv, menewaskan 26 orang dan melukai 80 orang lainnya. Dua penyerang tewas, sementara pelaku ketiga, Kōzō Okamoto, ditangkap setelah terluka.
|Pembantaian Bandar Udara Lod|
|Lokasi||Bandar Udara Lod, luar Tel Aviv, Israel|
|Tanggal||30 Mei 1972 |
12:04 – 12:28
|Senjata||Senapan penyerang Kalashnikov dan granat|
|26 (+ 2 penyerang)|
|79 (+ 1 penyerang)|
|Pelaku||Tiga anggota Tentara Merah Jepang (dipandu oleh PFLP-EO)|
- ^ "The short-term impact of the Lod Airport massacre as a precursor to Munich..." Stephen Sloan, John C. Bersia, J. B. Hill. Terrorism: The Present Threat in Context, Berg Publisher, 2006, p. 50. ISBN 1-84520-344-5
- ^ "Two years later, just before the Lod Airport massacre, authorities uncovered the bodies of 14 young men and women on remote Mount Haruna, 70 miles northwest of Tokyo." "Again the Red Army", TIME, August 18, 1975.
- ^ "Those named by Lebanese officials as having been arrested included at least three Red Army members who have been wanted for years by Japanese authorities, most notably Kōzō Okamoto, 49, the only member of the attacking group who survived the Lod Airport massacre." "Lebanon Seizes Japanese Radicals Sought in Terror Attacks", The New York Times, February 19, 1997.
- ^ a b "They were responsible for the Lod Airport massacre in Israel in 1972, which was committed on behalf of the PFLP." Jeffrey D. Simon, The Terrorist Trap: America's Experience with Terrorism, Indiana University Press, p. 324. ISBN 0-253-21477-7
- ^ "This Week in History:". July 24, 2012. Diakses tanggal July 24, 2012.
The assailants, members of communist group the Japanese Red Army (JRA), were enlisted by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP),
- ^ "In what became known as the Lod Airport Massacre, three members of the terrorist group, Japanese Red Army, arrived at the airport aboard Air France Flight 132 from Rome. Once inside the airport they grabbed automatic firearms from their carry-on cases and fired at airport staff and visitors. In the end, 26 people died and 80 people were injured." CBC News, The Fifth Estate, "Fasten Your Seatbelts: Ben Gurion Airport in Israel", 2007. Retrieved June 2, 2008.