- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 29, 1938
Time: 04:11
Location: Pacific Ocean between Manila and Guam
Operator: Pan American World Airways
Flight #: 229
Route: Alameda - Manila
AC Type: Martin M-130 (flying boat)
Registration: NC14714
cn / ln: 556
Aboard: 15   (passengers:6  crew:9)
Fatalities: 15   (passengers:6  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed into the ocean while en route between Guam and Manilla. The last known position was 12.27 N, 130.40 W or 582 nm east southeast of Manila at 04:00 GCT. Cause unknown. The plane may have been hijacked by the Japanese and flown to Truk Island where the crew and passengers were murdered. The aircraft was named "Hawaii Clipper."
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