This Day in History: Suicidal Passenger Brings Down Pacific Air Lines Flight 773 (1964)

This Day in History:
Suicidal Passenger Brings Down Pacific Air Lines Flight 773 (1964)

In early May, Francisco Gonzales—a disturbed former member of the Philippine Olympic sailing team—bought a gun and life insurance and began talking about killing himself. He followed through on his threat during a flight to San Francisco, but he did more than just end his own life; he took the lives of all 44 people on board by shooting both the pilot and co-pilot, causing the plane to crash. What cockpit security regulation—adopted before the flight—only went into effect after the tragic crash? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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