Unlawful Interference Boeing 747-121 N754PA, Wednesday 11 August 1982
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Date:Wednesday 11 August 1982
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B741 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-121
Owner/operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: N754PA
MSN: 19658/47
Year of manufacture:1970
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 285
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:225 km from Hawaii -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA)
Destination airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL)
Narrative:
On a flight from Tokyo one passenger was killed when a bomb, located under the seat cushion, exploded. The explosion also resulted in a hole in the floor and damage to the ceiling and overhead racks. A safe landing was made at Honolulu.
The bomb allegedly was placed by Mohammed Rashed, a Jordanian connected to the 15 May Organization. In 1988, he was arrested in Greece. He was later convicted of murder.

Sources:

Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
The Bryan Times - Aug 17, 1982

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