Crash investigators inspect the nose section of the crashed Pan Am flight 103 in a field near Lockerbie, Scotland in1988. Photo: AP
Crash investigators inspect the nose section of the crashed Pan Am flight 103 in a field near Lockerbie, Scotland in1988. Photo: AP

US takes Lockerbie plane bomb suspect into custody

  • Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi, who is accused of making the explosive device, is expected to make his initial court appearance in Washington
  • The bomb on board a Boeing 747 en route to the US in 1988, killed all 259 people on board and 11 on the ground – the deadliest ever militant attack in Britain

Crash investigators inspect the nose section of the crashed Pan Am flight 103 in a field near Lockerbie, Scotland in1988. Photo: AP
Crash investigators inspect the nose section of the crashed Pan Am flight 103 in a field near Lockerbie, Scotland in1988. Photo: AP
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