Airplane Crash - Near Pleiku, Vietnam 06/15/1972

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Pleiku, Vietnam


Date06/15/1972
Time14:00
LocationNear Pleiku, Vietnam
OperatorCathay PacifiAirways
Flight #700Z
RouteBangkok - Hong Kong
TypeConvair CV-880-22M-21
RegistrationVR-HFZ
Cn/In22-7-1-53
Aboard81
Fatalities81
Ground0
SummaryThe 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.

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