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Last updated: 4 April 2020
Datum:Donnerstag 25 Mai 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-116
Fluggesellschaft:LAN Chile
Kennzeichen: CC-CAG
Werknummer: 19811/520
Baujahr: 1968-01-12 (4 years 5 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 40
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 50
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe Montego Bay (   Jamaika)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Panama City-Tocumen International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panama
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
One hour and 18 minutes after takeoff from Panama City a homemade pipe bomb exploded in the ice water fountain service compartment. A rapid decompression followed. A successful emergency landing was carried out at Montego Bay, Jamaica at 13:10.

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Distance from Panama City-Tocumen International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1852 km (1158 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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