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Last updated: 26 November 2021
Date:Tuesday 3 June 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven 524FF
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: RP-C1184
MSN: 190
First flight: 1969-09-02 (5 years 9 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 59
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 64
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Manila (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Legaspi Airport (LGP/RPLP), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
During descent into Manila (at FL200) a bomb exploded in the right lavatory in the rear of the plane. The explosion caused a hole in the fuselage of 1.3 m x 4 m. A successful emergency landing was made.

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Distance from Legaspi Airport to Manila Airport as the crow flies is 329 km (205 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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