- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 23, 1985
Time: 07:15
Location: Atlantic Ocean, 110 miles West of Ireland
Operator: Air India
Flight #: 182
Route: Montreal - London
AC Type: Boeing B-747-237B
Registration: VT-EFO
cn / ln: 21473/330
Aboard: 329   (passengers:307  crew:22)
Fatalities: 329   (passengers:307  crew:22)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft broke up in flight and crashed into the ocean. Detonation of an explosive device in the forward cargo hold. Terrorist working in Vancouver, Canada, checked baggage with bombs onto two flights. One bag transferred at Toronto onto flight 182. The other would have been transferred at Tokyo onto another Air India flight, but exploded at the airport killing 2 baggage handlers. The aircraft was named " Emperor Kanishka."
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