Terror

The Lockerbie bombing, 1988

On December 21, 1988, Pan American World Airways’ third daily scheduled transatlantic flight — a Boeing 747 121 named ‘Clipper Maid of the Sea’ — from London Heathrow Airport to New York’s John F Kennedy International [...]

The ‘Kanishka’ bombing, 1985

On June 23, 1985, Air India Flight 182 named after Emperor Kanishka operating on the Montreal–London–Delhi route, was blown up by a bomb while in Irish airspace at an altitude of 31,000 feet (9,400 m), and [...]

The 9/11 terror strikes, 2001

Probably the biggest air crash in the history, the September 2001 terror strike in New York was also one of the biggest ‘turning points’ the world politics have ever seen. On the morning of September 11, [...]

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