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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pan Am Flight 103 - destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland, 243 passengers and 16 crew members were murdered and 11 people on the ground were killed

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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 (Lockerbie bombing) - a Pan Am transatlantic flight from Heathrow London to JFK Airport, NY was destroyed by a bomb on Wed, Dec 21, 1988, crashing over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 243 passengers &16 crew members. To date, the atrocity remains the deadliest aviation incident, as well as the deadliest act of terrorism, to occur in the United Kingdom.

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