PLANE EXPLODES OVER SCOTLAND IN 1988

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On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 from London to exploded in midair
over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew members
aboard, as well as 11 Lockerbie residents on the ground. A bomb hidden
inside an audio cassette player detonated in the cargo area when the plane
was at an altitude of 31,000 feet. The disaster, which became the subject of
Britain’s largest criminal investigation, was believed to be an attack against
the United States. One hundred eighty nine of the victims were American.

Islamic terrorists were accused of planting the bomb on the plane while it
was at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Flight 103 impact crater at Lockerbie, Scotland.

         
          
          
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Depiction of the moment the bomb was detonated.

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