Sunday, August 13, 2017

Must Watch: The Entire Crew Of A Filipino Airline Saved All Passengers' After Bomb Exploded On Board

On December 1, 1994, everyone get ready and thought it was just an ordinary day. What they did not know that that was the day that the whole crew of Philippine Airline Flight 434 miraculously saved 273 lives of passengers on board.

The aircraft was en route from Ninoy Aquino International Airpoort (NAIA) to Narita International Airport in Tokyo, with a stopover at Mactan-Cebu International Airport where they experienced a bomb explosion on board.

The bomb was planted by a Pakistani terrorist Ramzi Yousef who boarded using a fake name of Armaldo Forlani. It was reported the damage of Boeing 747-283B.

When the bomb exploded, it results in slightly damaging aircraft's vital control. 57-year-old veteran pilot named Captain Eduardo Reyes along with the other crew members was able to manoeuvre the aircraft. They manage to have an emergency landing at Naha Airport at Okinawa.


It was a successful landing that saved the aircraft as well with it's 273 passengers and 20 crews on board. The sad news, there was one passenger who was seated directly to where the bomb was placed and died after the explosion.

Yousef was convicted for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

This story was featured in National Geographics, watch the re-enactment on the incident: