December 21, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103  was destroyed by a bomb killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew members. Large sections of the plane crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland, killing an additional 11 people on the ground.

PAN AM Pan Am Flight 103 was destroyed by a bomb killing all 243 passengers & 16 crew members. Large sections of the plane crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland, killing an additional 11 people on the ground.

Pan Am Flight 103 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (December 1988)

Pan American World Airways' Clipper Maid of the Seas takes off from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 12 March 1987 (Ted Quackenbush via Wikipedia),

On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was involved in a fatal terrorist attack. While on its way from Frankfurt to Detroit, an explosion caused the flight to crash in Lockerbie, Scotland. All 259 people aboard the plane and another 11 on the ground were killed. Libyan leader, Muarmmar Gadaffi, apologized and paid compensation for the attack. It was later found that Gadaffi ordered the bombing.

December The horrendous & iconic image of the cockpit of Pan Am 103 - blown up over Lockerbie in late

1988 ♦ December 21 – Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747, disintegrates in the air over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, after a terrorist bomb explodes on board. All 259 people on board and 11 on the ground are killed. The incident is also known as the Lockerbie air disaster.

1988 ♦ December 21 – Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747, disintegrates in the air over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, after a terrorist bomb explodes on board. All 259 people on board and 11 on the ground are killed. The incident is also known as the Lockerbie air disaster.

Memorial at Dryfesdale Cemetery to victems of Pan Am Flight 103

Lockerbie disaster memorial - Pan Am Flight 103 - Wikipedia, the free…

12/21/88,  Pan Am Flight 103 took off from London’s Heathrow bound for New York City. Among the 259 passengers were 189 Americans who never made it home. Less than 40 minutes into the flight, the plane exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing everyone on board. 11/1991, the U.S. and Scotland simultaneously indicted Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi who was found guilty of the crime. The co-defendant was found not guilty and released…

12/21/88, Pan Am Flight 103 took off from London’s Heathrow bound for New York City. Among the 259 passengers were 189 Americans who never made it home. Less than 40 minutes into the flight, the plane exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing everyone on board. 11/1991, the U.S. and Scotland simultaneously indicted Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi who was found guilty of the crime. The co-defendant was found not guilty and released…

Pan Am Flight 103 (also known as the Lockerbie bombing) was a Pan Am transatlantic flight from London Heathrow Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York that was destroyed by a bomb on Wednesday, 21 December 1988, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew members. Large sections of the plane crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland, killing an additional 11 people on the ground.

Iran, not Libya may be behind 1988 Lockerbie bombing, French spy expert claims

pan am flight 103 - In memory of Ssgt Dee Woods, her husband and two young kids and all those who passed that day. You are missed

pan am flight 103 - In memory of Ssgt Dee Woods, her husband and two young kids and all those who passed that day. You are missed

On this day in History, Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Scotland on Dec 21, 1988. Learn more about what happened today on History.

On this day in History, Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland on Dec Learn more about what happened today on History.

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