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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 25 November 2015
Date:Tuesday 5 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-209 Srs. 2
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:near Zamboanga (   Philippines)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A passenger set off an explosive device, probably gelignite, in the lavatory blowing himself out of the plane. The HS-748 landed safely.

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