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Last updated: 2 April 2020
Datum:Donnerstag 11 Oktober 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven
Fluggesellschaft:Philippine Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 51
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 58
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Davao-Mati Airport (DVO/RPMD), Philippinen
Flug nach:Bacolod Airport (BCD/RPVB), Philippinen
The domestic PAL flight was hijacked by three men who were opposed to the political regime in the country. They demanded to be flown to Hong Kong. A refueling stop was made in Manila were all 48 regular passengers were exchanged for Philippine Air Lines president Benigno Toda jr.
In Hong Kong the hijackers surrendered.

» St. Petersburg Times - Oct 12, 1973


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Distance from Davao-Mati Airport to Bacolod Airport as the crow flies is 489 km (306 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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