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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.

Pan Am Flight 103
Pan Am Flight 103. Crashed Lockerbie, Scotland, 21 December 1988.jpg
The remains o the forward section frae Clipper Maid of the Seas
Date 21 December 1988 (1988-12-21)
Summary Terrorist bombin
Steid Lockerbie, 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 type Boeing 747–121
Aircraft name Clipper Maid of the Seas
Operator Pan American World Airways
Registration N739PA
Flicht oreegin Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany
1st stapower Lunnon Heathrow Airport, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
2nt stapower John F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport, New York Ceety, Unitit States
Destination Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Coonty Airport, Detroit, Unitit States
Passengers 243
Crew 16
Fatalities 270 (includin 11 on grund)
Survivors 0[1][2]


  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 oreeginal on 26 March 2008. Retrieved 8 June 2008.