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August 13, 2015 9:59 am

New Film on Sabena Hijacking Has Three Israeli Prime Ministers Reminiscing About Rescue Mission

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife attended the screening of the docu-drama “Sabena Hijacking – My Version." Photo: JPUpdates.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife attended the screening of the docu-drama “Sabena Hijacking – My Version.” Photo: JPUpdates.

It wasn’t a sight you see every day. Sitting in the plush red seats of a Jerusalem movie theater Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and two former Prime Ministers, Shimon Peres and Ehud Barak, were sitting in a row riveted to the screen, watching themselves depicted as young men experiencing one of the most dramatic and difficult events of their lives.

The occasion was the premiere screening of “Sabena Hijacking – My Version,” a documentary and moment-by-moment reenactment of the hijacking of a Sabena Flight 971 by four armed members of the Palestinian Black September terrorist organization on May 8, 1972, and the storming of the jet by the Israeli special forces unit Sayeret Matkal.

Read full story at Haaretz.

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