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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 29 November 2015
Datum:Samstag 10 Dezember 1994
Zeit:ca. 11:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-283B
Fluggesellschaft:Philippine Air Lines
Kennzeichen: EI-BWF
Werknummer: 21575/358
Baujahr: 1979-02-17 (15 years 10 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 273
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 293
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe Minami Daito Island (   Japan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cebu Airport (CEB/RPVM), Philippinen
Flug nach:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Flugnummer: 434
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.

» Flight International 21.12.94-03.01.95(4)
» International Herald Tribune 13.12.1994
» Scramble 188


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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 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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