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Philippine Airlines Flight 215

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Date  April 21, 1970
Site  Philippine Islands
Crew  4
Summary  Bomb Explosion
Passengers  32
Fatalities  36 (all)

Philippine Airlines Flight 215 was the route designator for a Philippine Airlines flight from Cauayan Airport to Manila International Airport which exploded en route to Manila.

Accident

On April 21, 1970, Flight 215 was en route from Cauayan Airport to Manila Airport when, at 10,500 ft, an explosion occurred in the aircraft's lavatory, the tail section separated from the aircraft and the aircraft crashed.

All 32 passengers and 4 crew (36 in total) were killed in the incident. A bomb in the lavatory was the suspected cause of the incident.

References

Philippine Airlines Flight 215 Wikipedia


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