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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Fecha:miércoles 11 agosto 1982
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B741 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-121
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N754PA
Numéro de série: 19658/47
Año de Construcción: 1970-05-15 (12 years 3 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 270
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 285
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:225 km (140.6 milles) de Hawaii (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:PA830
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.

» 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
» The Bryan Times - Aug 17, 1982


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Distance from Tokyo-Narita Airport to Honolulu International Airport, HI as the crow flies is 6095 km (3809 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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.
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