Unlawful Interference Hawker Siddeley HS-748-209 Srs. 2 PI-C1022, Tuesday 21 April 1970
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Date:Tuesday 21 April 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-209 Srs. 2
Owner/operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: PI-C1022
MSN: 1643
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 36 / Occupants: 36
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:near Cabanatuan -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cauayan Airport (CYZ/RPUY)
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL)
The plane was en route from Cauayan to Manila at 10500 feet when an explosion occurred in the lavatory. The tail section separated and the aircraft crashed.


Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


  • 18th worst accident in 1970
  • 8th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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