Unfallbericht:Six Muslim rebels hijacked the Philippine BAC 1-11 aircraft May 21 and forced it to land at Zamboanga. They demanded USD 375,000 and a plane to fly them to Libya. When security forces tried to storm the plane a gun battle broke out, during which some grenades were set off by the hijackers. Ten passengers and three hijackers were killed. The remaining 3 hijackers were caught and sentenced to death.
|Datum:||Sonntag 23 Mai 1976|
|Flugzeugtyp:||BAC One-Eleven 527FK|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Philippine Air Lines|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 82|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 87 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) (Philippinen)
|Flugphase:|| Stehendes (STD)|
|Betriebsart:||Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug|
|Flug von:||Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO/RPMD), Philippinen|
|Flug nach:||Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippinen|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport to Manila International Airport as the crow flies is 959 km (599 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.