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Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.


View Resource One Convicted for Lockerbie Bombing

On Wednesday a special Scottish court convened in the Netherlands convicted Abdel Basset al-Megrahi for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in December 1988 over Lockerbie, Scotland and sentenced him to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after twenty years. Megrahi's co-defendant, Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah, was found not guilty and has since returned to Libya. Both men are or were allegedly...
View Resource Lockerbie Trial Briefing

Maintained by the University of Glasgow School of Law, this site provides access to news and documents related to the impending international trial on the Lockerbie incident. In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, en route from London to New York, exploded over Scotland, killing 270 people in an alleged terrorist act. The Lockerbie Trial Briefing posts the latest news on the trial in the Netherlands,...
View Resource Libyan Suspects Detained in Lockerbie Case

This week's In the News covers the long-awaited detainment and extradition of two Libyans accused of bombing a commercial airliner. On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, en route from London to New York, exploded over the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, including 189 Americans, in an alleged act of terrorism. Yesterday in Tripoli, after ten years of legal squabbling among...