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One Year Ago -- The Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.”

Amber Phillips — Washington Post (April 7 2017)

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Some photo memories of the RAF and my time in the Mountain and Desert Rescue teams.

The Beinn Eighe Lancaster Crash  was a huge tragic event in 1951. One of the team who were there on the recovery of all the casualties. 790 more words


Anyone got a old RAF Cold weather Parker ? The memorial to the Beinn Eighe Lancaster at RAF Lossiemouth MRT.

A plea from Mick Tighe the custodian of the Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection is looking for a RAF Cold weather parka that was issued to the RAF Mountain Rescue Teams when I started. 817 more words


Lockerbie the Cycle to Syracuse - A great honour - to represent the Military, Mountain Rescue and SARDA.

I have been asked why the great interest in cycling here is the story of why: I have the honour to join 4 Team members from Lockerbie in a “Cycle to Syracuse” It will be a hard trip physically and mentally and a lot of miles in a week. 420 more words


Main Stage Presents: The Women of Lockerbie

by Olivia Koravos and Savanah Hippert

In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded 38 minutes after takeoff, crashing in Lockerbie, Scotland.

Just days before Christmas, the terrorist attack left Lockerbie as a wreckage site for those who inhabited the town, and countless U.S families. 446 more words


Long day! A cycle in the wind and huge memories at Lockerbie.

It was a long drive to a long drive to Lockerbie for a meeting the roads were clear and I managed to make it just about 5 hours! 328 more words


On This Day -- Swissair Flight 330 (February 21 1970)

“330 is going down. Goodbye everybody.”

Co-pilot Armand Etienne — February 21 1970 1:34

“Bern threw a ‘cloak of silence’ over the case.”

Swiss Investigator Robert Akeret…

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