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        7/8/2012, Tammuz 18, 5772

      36 Years Later, Entebbe Pilot Reveals Plane Barely Took Off


      Thirty-six years after the world’s most famous rescue mission, an Operation Entebbe pilot reveals his plane was so heavily loaded, it barely got off the ground. Reservist Brig. Gen. Joshua Shani, the lead pilot of the four-plane Operation Entebbe, flew his C-130 Hercules cargo plane with the entire rescue force on board.