Lockerbie


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Lockerbie

(ˈlɒkəbɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway: scene (1988) of the UK's worst air disaster when a passenger jet (Pan Am flight 103) was brought down by a terrorist bomb, killing 270 people, including eleven residents of the town. Pop: 4009 (2001)
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One final bogey on the 18th then cost him a share of second place as Lockerbie came through with birdies on the 16th an 17th.
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THOUSANDS of people joined together in a minute's silence to remember the 270 victims of the Lockerbie bombing which happened 20 years ago.
Loved ones of the 270 victims of the Lockerbie bombing marked the 20th anniversary of the atrocity at services throughout the town yesterday.
Megrahi, the only person ever convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, arrived home on Thursday night after being freed on compassionate grounds.
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The plane prepared to take off, and another chapter closed in the Lockerbie mystery.