OT Fairchild F-27 PI-C892,
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Date:Saturday 16 September 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild F-27
Owner/operator:Air Manila International
Registration: PI-C892
MSN: 4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:near Roxas -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL)
Destination airport:Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport (IGN/RPWX)
A large hole was blown in the cargo compartment by a bomb which exploded while the F-27 was en route to Iligan at 11000 feet. A propeller was damaged by debris. A safe landing was carried out at Roxas. The explosion was caused by a hand grenade.


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