Pan Am 103 Anniversary

(FILES) - This file photo dated 21 Septe
(FILES) - This file photo dated 21 Septe
(FILES) - This file photo dated 21 September 1989 shows the debris of the UTA DC10 plane blown up 19 September 1989 over the Sahara desert in Niger, killing 170 people. France has threatened 16 August 2003 to veto the lifting of United Nations sanctions against Libya, mandated under a deal in which Tripoli agreed to pay 2.7 billion dollars to relatives of Pan Am flight 103 that had exploded 21 December 1988 over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people on board and 11 on the ground as France wants similar compensation for families of 170 people killed when a plane operated by a French Airline UTA was blown up the following year. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read SPILLMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Mock Up Of The Explosives Loaded Toshiba Cassette Recorder Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight
Mock Up Of The Explosives Loaded Toshiba Cassette Recorder Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight
384984 01: A Mock-Up Of The Explosives-Loaded Toshiba Cassette Recorder Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie In 1988 Is On Display January 31, 2001 In Edinburgh, Scotland. Abel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, One Of Two Libyans Accused Of The Bombing Which Claimed 270 Lives, Was Found Guilty Of Murder Today And Sentenced To Serve At Least Twenty Years Imprisonment By Three Scottish Judges At A Courtroom In The Former U.S. Air Base At Camp Zeist In The Netherlands. Co-Defendant Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Was Acquitted . (Photo By Getty Images)
Blast Damage Fragments From The Samonsite Suitcase Which Contained The Bomb Which Blew Up
Blast Damage Fragments From The Samonsite Suitcase Which Contained The Bomb Which Blew Up
384984 02: Blast Damage Fragments From The Samonsite Suitcase Which Contained The Bomb Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie In 1988 Is On Display January 31, 2001 In Edinburgh, Scotland. Abel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, One Of Two Libyans Accused Of The Bombing Which Claimed 270 Lives, Was Found Guilty Of Murder Today And Sentenced To Serve At Least Twenty Years Imprisonment By Three Scottish Judges At A Courtroom In The Former U.S. Air Base At Camp Zeist In The Netherlands. Co-Defendant Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Was Acquitted . (Photo By Getty Images)
Evidence Of What Is Believed To Be Fragments Of The Bomb Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight 103
Evidence Of What Is Believed To Be Fragments Of The Bomb Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight 103
384984 03: Evidence Of What Is Believed To Be Fragments Of The Bomb Which Blew Up Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie In 1988 Is On Display January 31, 2001 In Edinburgh, Scotland. Abel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, One Of Two Libyans Accused Of The Bombing Which Claimed 270 Lives, Was Found Guilty Of Murder Today And Sentenced To Serve At Least Twenty Years Imprisonment By Three Scottish Judges At A Courtroom In The Former U.S. Air Base At Camp Zeist In The Netherlands. Co-Defendant Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Was Acquitted . (Photo By Getty Images)
The Rebuilt Baggage Container From Pan Am Flight 103
The Rebuilt Baggage Container From Pan Am Flight 103
384984 04: The Rebuilt Baggage Container Ave4041 From Pan Am Flight 103 Which Exploded Over Lockerbie In 1988 Is On Display January 31, 2001 In Edinburgh, Scotland. Abel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, One Of Two Libyans Accused Of The Bombing Which Claimed 270 Lives, Was Found Guilty Of Murder Today And Sentenced To Serve At Least Twenty Years Imprisonment By Three Scottish Judges At A Courtroom In The Former U.S. Air Base At Camp Zeist In The Netherlands. Co-Defendant Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Was Acquitted . (Photo By Getty Images)
The Shatter Zone Portion Of The Reconstructed Fuselage Of Pan Am Flight 103
The Shatter Zone Portion Of The Reconstructed Fuselage Of Pan Am Flight 103
384984 05: The "Shatter Zone" Portion Of The Reconstructed Fuselage Of Pan Am Flight 103, Which Exploded Over Lockerbie In 1988 Is On Display January 31, 2001 In Edinburgh, Scotland. Abel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, One Of Two Libyans Accused Of The Bombing Which Claimed 270 Lives, Was Found Guilty Of Murder Today And Sentenced To Serve At Least Twenty Years Imprisonment By Three Scottish Judges At A Courtroom In The Former U.S. Air Base At Camp Zeist In The Netherlands. Co-Defendant Lamen Khalifa Fhimah Was Acquitted . (Photo By Getty Images)
A wreath from the bereaved families of the schoolc
A wreath from the bereaved families of the schoolc
LOCKERBIE, UNITED KINGDOM: A wreath from the bereaved families of the schoolchildren murdered by a gunman at Dunblane near Stirling, lies at the monument for the victims of Panam flight 103 in Lockerbie cemetery 21 December. American and British relatives of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing are gathering in the Scottish town for a special private service marking the 10th anniversary of the tragic terrorist act. (Photo credit should read IAN STEWART/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor walks through the Lockerbie cemetery 21
A visitor walks through the Lockerbie cemetery 21
LOCKERBIE, UNITED KINGDOM: A visitor walks through the Lockerbie cemetery 21 December with a bouquet of flowers to commemorate the victims of Panam flight 103, which crashed on the town 10 years ago today. American and British relatives of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing were gathering in the Scottish town for a private service marking the 10th anniversary of the tragic terrorist act. (Photo credit should read IAN STEWART/AFP/Getty Images)
Reverend David Almond in his Lockerbie church 21 D
Reverend David Almond in his Lockerbie church 21 D
LOCKERBIE, UNITED KINGDOM: Reverend David Almond in his Lockerbie church 21 December, where he will conduct the memorial service this evening to the memory of passengers and residents killed when Panam flight 103 was blown up over the town ten years ago. American and British relatives of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing were gathering in the Scottish town for the private service on the tenth anniversary of the tragic terrorist act. (Photo credit should read IAN STEWART/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Bill Clinton hands a shovel to six-
U.S. President Bill Clinton hands a shovel to six-
ARLINGTON, : U.S. President Bill Clinton hands a shovel to six-year-old Nicky Bright of Brookline, Massachusetts, during groundbreaking ceremonies, 21 December 1993, at Arlington National Cemetery for a memorial to the victims of Pan Am flight 103 which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, five years ago. Bright's father was one of the 270 victims who perished. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Bill Clinton(R) and First Lady Hillar
US President Bill Clinton(R) and First Lady Hillar
WASHINGTON, : US President Bill Clinton(R) and First Lady Hillary Clinton(L) attend remembrance ceremonies 21 December at the Memorial Cairn at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for the victims of Pan Am Flight 103. Today marks the tenth anniversary of the tragedy that killed 270 when a terrorist bomb aboard the plane exploded. AFP PHOTO/ Joyce NALTCHAYAN (Photo credit should read JOYCE NALTCHAYAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Robert Bryant (2nd-R), assistant FBI director for
Robert Bryant (2nd-R), assistant FBI director for
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: Robert Bryant (2nd-R), assistant FBI director for national security, speaks to reporters at a press conference 23 March at the National Press in Washington as John O'Neill (2nd-L) and Ray Mislock (L), both of the FBI and Mark Mulvey (R) a US State Department official look on. Bryant told reporters that the two Libyans charged with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland were put on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list and a 4 million USD reward was posted for their capture. (COLOR KEY: Background is blue)AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read MARY IUVONE/AFP/Getty Images)
Victoria Cummock(R) holds her daughter Ashley(L) d
Victoria Cummock(R) holds her daughter Ashley(L) d
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 3: Victoria Cummock(R) holds her daughter Ashley(L) during dedication ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for a memorial to remember the victims of Pan Am Flight103 that blew up over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988. Cummock's husband John and 258 others were killed in the explosion. AFP PHOTO Pam PRICE (Photo credit should read PAM PRICE/AFP/Getty Images)
Dr Jim Swire, UK families group spokesman of the v
Dr Jim Swire, UK families group spokesman of the v
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 10: Dr Jim Swire, UK families group spokesman of the victims of the Lockerbie disaster, who lost his daughter Flora on board Flight 103, leaves Downing Street 10 December after they urged British Prime Minister Tony Blair to launch an independent inquiry into the Lockerbie disaster The meeting with representatives of UK Families Flight 103 - the first between the campaigning group and a Prime Minister - comes ahead of the 10th anniversary of the attack, which claimed the lives of a total of 270 people. All 259 passengers and crew on board Pan Am Flight 103 died when the jumbo jet was blown out of the sky on December 21, 1988, while 11 more people were killed when blazing wreckage from the plane smashed into the small Scottish town below. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) (Photo credit should read JOHNNY EGGITT/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Bill Clinton sits behind an artists
U.S. President Bill Clinton sits behind an artists
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21: U.S. President Bill Clinton sits behind an artists' rendition of a trditional Scottish burial marker, known as a cairn, during ground breaking ceremonies 21 December 1993 at Arlington National Cemetery, marking the fifth anniversary of the bombing of Pan American flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The burial marker will be made from 270 stones (one for each victim) from a quarry outside of Lockerbie, where the tragedy occured. (Photo credit should read ROBERT GIROUX/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) A file picture taken on February
(FILES) A file picture taken on February
(FILES) A file picture taken on February 18, 1992 in Tripoli shows convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi (C) being escorted by security officers. Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, who has prostate cancer, is to be freed from a British jail on compassionate grounds, British media reported on August 12, 2009. Megrahi is serving life with a minimum term of 27 years over the downing of Pan Am flight 103 over the Scottish village of Lockerbie, which killed 270 people in 1988. AFP PHOTO/MANOOCHER DEGHATI/FILES (Photo credit should read MANOOCHER DEGHATI/AFP/Getty Images)
View taken 22 December 1988 of pieces of
View taken 22 December 1988 of pieces of
View taken 22 December 1988 of pieces of the wreckage of the 747 Pan Am airliner that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, 21 December 1988. The flight was on route for New York with 259 passengers on board. All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed as well as 11 Lockerbie residents. In 2003, Libya admitted responsibility for the deaths of the 270 victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing. (Photo credit should read ROY LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)
Policemen stand near the wreckage of the
Policemen stand near the wreckage of the
Policemen stand near the wreckage of the 747 Pan Am airliner that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, 22 December 1988. The flight was on route for New York with 259 passengers on board. All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed as well as 11 Lockerbie residents. In 2003, Libya admitted responsibility for the deaths of the 270 victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing. (Photo credit should read ROY LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)
Policemen look at the wreckage of the 74
Policemen look at the wreckage of the 74
Policemen look at the wreckage of the 747 Pan Am airliner that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, 22 December 1988. The flight was on route for New York with 259 passengers on board. All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed as well as 11 Lockerbie residents. In 2003, Libya admitted responsibility for the deaths of the 270 victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing. (Photo credit should read ROY LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)
A Policeman walks away from the cockpit
A Policeman walks away from the cockpit
A Policeman walks away from the cockpit of the 747 Pan Am airliner that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, 22 December 1988. The flight was on route for New York with 259 passengers on board. All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed as well as 11 Lockerbie residents. In 2003, Libya admitted responsibility for the deaths of the 270 victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing. (Photo credit should read ROY LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)
Policemen walk away from the cockpit of
Policemen walk away from the cockpit of
Policemen walk away from the cockpit of the 747 Pan Am airliner that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, 22 December 1988. The flight was on route for New York with 259 passengers on board. All 243 passengers and 16 crew members were killed as well as 11 Lockerbie residents. In 2003, Libya admitted responsibility for the deaths of the 270 victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing. (Photo credit should read ROY LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)
=== UK OUT === A member of the public p
=== UK OUT === A member of the public p
=== UK OUT === A member of the public pays her respects to the people who died in the Lockerbie Air Disaster, in the Garden of Remembrance, at Dryfesdale Cemetery in Lockerbie, Scotland, 20 December 1998, to mark the 10th Anniversary of the bombing of the airliner. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) (Photo credit should read CHRIS BACON/AFP/Getty Images)
NETHERLANDS-LOCKERBIE-MEDIA
NETHERLANDS-LOCKERBIE-MEDIA
Media await the arrival of participants in the on the first day of the Lockerbie Trial outside the entrance to the Scottish court at Kamp van Zeist 03 May 2000. Three Scottish judges will preside over the case against two Lybian defendants suspected of bombing Pan Am flight 103 on 21 December 1988 over Lockerbie Scotland. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN UTZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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