Tag Archives: Pan Am 103

The Day My Friend Boarded Flight BA 177 with a Bomb — May 18 1990

“This was not a prank. It was a serious experiment, and unfortunately it succeeded. Here, 18 months after Lockerbie, one can take an identical device through security. I find that very depressing.” Dr Jim Swire On May 18 1990, Dr … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Pan Am 103 : The Truth at last?

“After writing about the “ravers” who regularly turn up at lectures to claim that President Bush/the CIA/the Pentagon/Mossad etc perpetrated the crimes against humanity of 11 September, I received a letter this week from Marion Irvine, who feared that members … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“The shoot-down of Iran Air flight 655 was an accident, but that is not how it was seen in Tehran. The Iranian government assumed that the attack had been purposeful. … Tehran convinced itself that Washington was trying to signal … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: Pan Am 103 (Lockerbie – December 21 1988)

“The Lockerbie trial is “the most disgraceful miscarriage of justice in Scotland for 100 years. Every lawyer who has read the judgment says ‘this is nonsense’. It is nonsense.” Robert Black QC FRSE –Professor Emeritus of Scots Law in the … Continue reading

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