- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 10, 1994
Time: 11:30
Location: Pacific Ocean
Operator: Philippine Air Lines
Flight #: 434
Route: Manila - Cebu - Tokyo
AC Type: Boeing B-747-200
Registration: EI-BWF
cn / ln: 21575
Aboard: 293   (passengers:273  crew:20)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: An explosive device detonated at FL 300 under a seat in the passenger cabin blowing a two square foot hole in the cabin floor and killing one passenger in seat 26K. The bomb was placed on the plane by Ramzi Yousef, an Al-Qaeda terrorist, on the flight from Manila to Cebu. The explosion occurred on the second journey of the flight from Cebu to Tokyo. The plane made a safe emergency landing at Okinawa in spite of damage to the flight controls.
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