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Lockerbie - The Flight From Justice
Lockerbie - The Flight From Justice

The Lockerbie bombing became the biggest mass murder in British history and led to an international hunt for the murderers.

By Paul Foot

"At just after seven in the evening, four days before Christmas 1988, what seemed at the time like a fireball smashed into the small Scottish border town of Lockerbie. A Pan Am jumbo jet airliner had exploded in mid-air, killing all its 259 passengers and crew. As the fireball ripped through the town, 11 more were added to the death toll. It was the biggest air disaster in British history, but it was no accident..."





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