Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn
Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America.
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. Touch 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 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). Touch for a list and map 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 Century • Air & Space • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.