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Last updated: 4 July 2020
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Datum:dinsdag 25 februari 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Philippine Air Lines
Registratie: RP-C941
Constructienummer: 4107
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 27
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 30
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Manila Airport (MNL) (   Filippijnen)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pagadian Airport (PAG/RPMP), Filippijnen
Vliegveld van aankomst:Zamboanga Airport (ZAM/RPMZ), Filippijnen
Beschrijving:
Two men, armed with a homemade gun, two hand grenades and an Armalite rifle wrested from a soldier passenger, hijacked a DC-3. They ordered the pilot to fly to Cebu City, where they released 12 passengers, and then continued to Manila.
After three hours of negotiations they released the remaining 13 passengers and three crew members.
One of the hijackers claimed that he was convicted on false evidence and that the trial judge was biased. President Ferdinand Marcos intervened with an offer of "conditional pardon" and both hijackers surrendered.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Pagadian Airport en Zamboanga Airport bedraagt 183 km (114 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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