The reconstructed remains of Pan Am flight 103 lie in a warehouse on January 15, 2008 in Farnborough, England. The Air Accident Investigation Branch have housed the remains of the Boeing 747 for the past 19 years. 20 years ago a terrorist bomb exploded on-board destroying the aircraft over the Scottish town of Lockerbie killing 270 - including 11 people on the ground.
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher with police officers at the wreck of Pan Am Flight 103 after it crashed onto the town of Lockerbie in Scotland, 22nd December 1988. On 21st December 1988, the Boeing 747 Clipper Maid of the Seas was destroyed en route from Heathrow to JFK airport in New York, when a bomb was detonated in its forward cargo hold. All 259 people on board were killed, as well as 11 people in the town of Lockerbie.
While en route from London to New York, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988. An investigation later found that the cause was a bomb planted in a suitcase by Libyan terrorists. All 259 people on board the plane were killed, as were an additional 11 people on the ground.