Lockerbie Bombing News
Pan Am Flight 103 taken down in 1988 bombing
Dec. 21, 1988: An explosion brought down the heavily fueled plane near Lockerbie, Scotland.
Brits Say 'Significant Possibility' Russian Jet Downed by Bomb
midair catastrophe. This evening, british intelligence authorities are now saying it was more likely a bomb than mechanical failure. Britain even taking action, halting some flights to Egypt. Of course, that Russian passenger jet breaking apart in air, killing all 224 people on board. There are new
How to Investigate AirAsia's Underwater Crash Scene
Now that investigators believe they have zeroed in on the crash area for the missing AirAsia jetliner, they will treat the area like a crime scene as they first try to recover bodies and then determine whether they will have to raise the submerged plane to find out what caused the catastrophe, a
Can Malaysia Airlines Endure a Second Tragedy So Soon?
Future Is Murky, Despite Government Support of State-Owned Airline, Experts Say
Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster
Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving. At least 25 people are dead and 271 are missing from the sunken ferry, which was carrying 475 people. PHOTOS: Sadness, Desperation as
Revisiting the Ghosts of Airlines Past
Not long ago, I heard someone talking about how much he missed Continental Airlines and asking, "Where did it go, anyway?" Off to the Great Tarmac in the Sky, thanks to its merger with United a few years back. But look closely at the tails of United's planes -- see that globe logo? That was
Lockerbie Bombing Remembered at Arlington Cemetery
ARLINGTON, Va. — Memorial services were held today at Arlington National Cemetery in remembrance of the 270 people killed in the 1988 Pan Am flight 103 bombing, one of several occurring simultaneously in the U.S. and United Kingdom this weekend to observe the 25th anniversary...
Turbulence in the Airline Industry Through the Years
It's too soon to know how bankruptcy is going to shake out for American Airlines but the airline is not having a good month . Last week alone, American chalked up more than 300 canceled flights and more than 4,000 delayed flights. The airline blames dissatisfied workers, specifically, a sharp
Sandy Cannold Joins ABC News as Executive Producer of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos"
This morning ABC News president Ben Sherwood sent the following note to ABC News staff. I’m pleased to report that Sandy Cannold is joining ABC News as Executive Producer of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Sandy comes to us with over 20 years in television. ...
U.S. Presence in Libya: A Brief History
When a mob attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, it was just the latest in a series of security incidents targeting American diplomats in Libya over the past 18 months. Over the past several years, however, U.S.-Libyan