A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP
A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP
Aviation

US charges Libyan ‘bomb maker’ over 1988 Lockerbie plane attack

  • Abu Agila Mohammad Masud allegedly helped build the device that blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland exactly 32 years ago, killing 259 people on board
  • Masud is in Libyan custody, but US Attorney General William Barr is ‘optimistic’ that he will be turned over to the United States

Topic |   Aviation
A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP
A policeman walks away from the damaged cockpit of the Pan Am plane that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988 with 259 people on board. Photo: AFP
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