Narrative:One hour and 18 minutes after take-off from Panama City a homemade pipe bomb exploded in the ice water fountain service compartment. A rapid decompression followed. A successful emergency landing was carried out at Montego Bay, Jamaica at 13:10.
|Date:||Thursday 25 May 1972|
|C/n / msn:|| 19811/520|
|First flight:|| 1968-01-12 (4 years 5 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50 |
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||near Montego Bay (Jamaica)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Destination airport:||Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America|
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