December 21 1988 – Pan Am Flight 103 Explodes Over Lockerbie, Scotland

December 21 1988 – Pan Am Flight 103 Explodes Over Lockerbie, Scotland5 (100%) 1 vote *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Just shy of an hour into a long transatlantic flight between London’s Heathrow Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, Pan Am Flight 103 disappeared from radar on December 21, 1988 with 259 passengers and crew on board. Tearing apart on the 31,000-foot fall to the Scottish countryside below, the pieces of the Boeing 747 took the lives of an additional 11 people. Sections of the bombed aircraft would appear on television all over the world the next morning. Within hours, tales from local residents about streaks of […]