Unlawful Interference Boeing 707-373C AP-AWV, Saturday 5 July 1975
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Date:Saturday 5 July 1975
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 707-373C
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AWV
MSN: 19441/548
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Islamabad International Airport (ISB) -   Pakistan
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN)
Destination airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC)
Narrative:
A Boeing 707-373C of Pakistan International Airlines was damaged due to the explosion of a bomb on board while the aircraft was parked at Islamabad International Airport (ISB), Pakistan.
The aircraft had arrived as flight PK308 from Karachi and was due to return to Karachi as flight PK309. A plastic bomb, placed under a passenger seat, exploded, ripping a 3 feet x 4 feet hole in the fuselage.
The occurrence was linked to the outlawed National Awami Party (NAP) and indirectly to Afghanistan

Sources:

Wikileaks: EXPLOSION ON PIA AIRCRAFT
Wikileaks: EXPLOSION ABOARD PARKED PIA AIRCRAFT
Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
Aviation News 25.07.1975

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