Narrative:On a flight from Manila to Tokyo via Cebu, a bomb exploded in the passenger cabin beneath seat 26K. A successful emergency landing at Okinawa was made at 12:45. The Muslim group Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility.
|Date:||Saturday 10 December 1994|
|Operator:||Philippine Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 21575/358|
|First flight:|| 1979-02-17 (15 years 10 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 273|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 293 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||near Minami Daito Island (Japan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cebu Airport (CEB/RPVM), Philippines|
|Destination airport:||Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan|
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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 Cebu Airport to Tokyo-Narita Airport as the crow flies is 3262 km (2039 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.