- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 05, 1986
Time: 06:00
Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Operator: Pan American World Airways
Flight #: 73
Route: Bombay-Karachi-Frankfurt-New York
AC Type: Boeing B-747-121
Registration: N656PA
cn / ln: 20351/127
Aboard: 384   (passengers:364  crew:20)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:14  crew:1)
Ground: 1
Summary: While on the ground, four hijackers opened fire on the passengers and crew and threw grenades among them, killing 16 passengers, one crew member and one ground crew member. The aircraft was named "Clipper Empress of the Seas."
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