Lockerbie bombing

October 30, 2015 - 1:48pm
Three of the 2015 Remembrance Scholars reflect on the victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing they have chosen to represent.

Juan Rangel sometimes walks by the Livingston Avenue house that Alex Lowenstein lived in during his junior year. Lowenstein was a Syracuse University student and a victim of the Pan Am 103 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, that left 270 dead, including 35 SU students who were coming home from a semester abroad on Dec. 21, 1988.

November 13, 2009 - 4:45pm
The SU community honors victims of one of its darkest days during the annual ceremony for the Lockerbie, Scotland, tragedy.

Eric Coker and Jason Coker were students, twin brothers and witty jokesters. This is how Barbara Primeau describes her sons.

On Dec. 21, 1988, a terrorist bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103, claiming the lives of her two sons and 268 others.

Twenty-one years later, members of the Syracuse University community joined together on a sunny Friday afternoon in bittersweet remembrance of the 35 students who died on Pan Am 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland.

November 10, 2009 - 6:45pm
Syracuse University remembers the 35 students lost in the Pan Am Flight 103 tragedy with scholarships and memorial events.

On the evening of Dec. 21, 1988, a bomb detonated in the luggage compartment of Pan Am Flight 103, bound from London to New York. The jumbo jet crashed into the town of Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, including 35 Syracuse University students returning from a semester of study abroad. 

September 22, 2009 - 9:18pm
Students gather to honor the victims of Pan Am Flight 103 after the recent release of the Lockerbie bomber.

More than 50 students gathered at the steps of Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil to remember the students killed on Pan Am Flight 103.

On Dec. 21, 1988, a terrorist bombing on Pan Am Flight 103 caused the plane to explode over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people. Thirty-five of those were students returning from Syracuse University’s study abroad programs.