Cathay Pacific Airways Flight 700Z

Cathay Pacific Airways Flight 700ZThursday June 15, 1972
The plane crashed while en route from Singapore to Hong Kong. Detonation of an explosive device in the passenger cabin in a suitcase under a seat. A Thai police lieutenant, accused of planting the bomb, was acquitted due to lack of sufficient evidence.

Crash Details

DateThursday June 15, 1972
LocationNear Pleiku, South Vietnam
Passengers71
Crew10
Fatalities81
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-880-22M-21
OperatorCathay Pacific Airways
RegistrationVR-HFZ
Flight OriginBangkok
Flight Destination Hong Kong
Near Pleiku, South Vietnam
Cathay Pacific Airways
Convair CV-880-22M-21
1972