Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 11 August 1982
Type:Boeing 747-121
Operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: N754PA
C/n / msn: 19658/47
First flight: 1970-05-15 (12 years 3 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:225 km (140.6 mls) from Hawaii (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), United States of America
Flightnumber: 830
Narrative:
On a flight from Tokyo one passenger was killed when a bomb, located under the seat cushion, exploded. The explosion also resulted in a hole in the floor and damage to the ceiling and overhead racks. A safe landing was made at Honolulu.
The bomb allegedly was placed by Mohammed Rashed, a Jordanian connected to the 15 May Organization. In 1988, he was arrested in Greece. He was later convicted of murder.


Sources:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» Pan Am Flight 830. (2006, September 27). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:34, October 15, 2006, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pan_Am_Flight_830&oldid=78042296


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Distance from Tokyo-Narita Airport to Honolulu International Airport, HI as the crow flies is 6095 km (3809 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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