Date: 23 September 1983
Location: near Mina Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
Type of event: terrorism
A Gulf Air Boeing 737 en route from Karachi to Abu Dhabi crashed after a bomb exploded in the baggage compartment. After the explosion, the plane crashed in the desert near Mina Jebel Ali in the UAE about 3:30 PM during an attempted landing.
Consequences: 112 killed
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