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Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

 
 
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Marker
Inscription. In remembrance of the two hundred and seventy people killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan American Airways Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland
21 December 1988.

Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America.

[Base Marker]:
On 21 December 1988 a terrorist bomb destroyed Pan American Airlines Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all on board and 11 on the ground. The 270 Scottish stones which compose this memorial cairn commemorate those who lost their lives in this attack against America.

[The names of the victims are etched around the base of the cairn.]
 
Erected 1995 by Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust.
 
Location. 38° 52.847′ N, 77° 4.489′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Humphries Drive. Click for map. The memorial cairn and marker are accessible to pedestrians in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. R Adams Cowley (within shouting distance of this marker); Doubleday (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Minute Men
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Base Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War of 1812 Memorial (about 300 feet away); General Philip Kearny Memorial (about 300 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands (about 400 feet away); Civil War Unknowns Monument (about 500 feet away); Guardian of a Nation's Heritage (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Website. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Pan Am Flight 103. (Submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Lockerbie Bombing, Libya, Terrorism, Arlington National Cemetery, GWOT
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Events
 
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
3. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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