Pan Am Flicht 103

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Pan Am Flight 103
The remains o the forward section frae Clipper Maid of the Seas
Date21 December 1988 (1988-12-21)
SummaryTerrorist bombin
SteidLockerbie, Scotland
55°06′56″N 003°21′31″W / 55.11556°N 3.35861°W / 55.11556; -3.35861Coordinates: 55°06′56″N 003°21′31″W / 55.11556°N 3.35861°W / 55.11556; -3.35861
Aircraft typeBoeing 747–121
Aircraft nameClipper Maid of the Seas
OperatorPan American World Airways
Flicht oreeginFrankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany
1st stapowerLunnon Heathrow Airport, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
2nt stapowerJohn F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport, New York Ceety, Unitit States
DestinationDetroit Metropolitan Wayne Coonty Airport, Detroit, Unitit States
Fatalities270 (includin 11 on grund)

Pan Am Flight 103 wis a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight frae Frankfurt tae Detroit via Lunnon an New York. On 21 December 1988, N739PA, the aircraft operatin the transatlantic leg o the route, wis destroyed bi a bomb, killin aw 243 passengers and16 crew, in what becam kent as the Lockerbie bombin.[3] Lairge sections o the aircraft crashed ontae residential auries o Lockerbie, Scotland, killin 11 mair fowk on the grund.

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  1. Several passengers war reportit tae have survived the ineetial impact, aw eventually dee'd efter the crash.
  2. "Lockerbie 10 Years On: The dead girl still had tufts of grass in her hand..she was conscious when they crashed; TERROR OF PASSENGERS WHO FELL SIX MILES WHEN PAN-AM FLIGHT 103 EXPLODED. – Free Online Library". Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. "Clipper Maid of the Seas: Remembering those on flight 103". 2007. Archived frae the original on 26 Mairch 2008. Retrieved 8 Juin 2008. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) Archived 2008-03-26 at the Wayback Machine