Dec 21, 2005

Today in history: The bombing of Pan Am flight 103

Seventeen years ago today, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, as a result of a bomb. The explosion killed 270 people, 189 of whom were Americans.

Some links:

  • "Remembering Lockerbie" by the Syracuse University Law School has links to cases, laws and treaties related to the bombing. Thirty-five Syracuse students were killed in the blast.

  • Homepage of the Victims of Flight 103.

  • Wikipedia entry.

  • entry on the attack.

  • "The Lockerbie Trial" from BBC News.
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