Operation Thunderbolt - An Unbelievable Mission - TJS Film

Operation Thunderbolt has gone down in history for its audacity, but the mission could have ended very differently. On June 27, 1979, the 260 passengers on board Air France flight 139 from Athens to Paris had no idea they would soon be part of one of the most daring rescue missions of all time.

Flying thousands of miles, the unit, led by Colonel Yoni Netanyahu, carried out one of the most audacious raids in history.

The bold operation amazed the world and gave hope to Jews across the globe that Israel would not sit by while Jewish and Israel lives were threatened.



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