ATHENS (Feb. 2)
Two Palestinian Arab terrorists who attacked an El Al airliner at Athens Airport last Dec. 26 will go on trial shortly as common criminals, authoritative Greek sources said today. Their attack, with grenades and machine guns, resulted in the death of one Israeli passenger aboard the plane and severe injuries to a stewardess. Greek officials said that politics would not enter into the trial. “A man has been killed and his killers must face the consequences.” they said. Greece has diplomatic relations with Israel.