Yesterday, Syracuse University held a virtual memorial service in Hendricks Chapel and the Place of Remembrance. A recording of the service is available on SU’s Remembrance Scholars webpage. The video also includes commemorations traditionally delivered by Remembrance Scholars during the closing ceremony of Remembrance Week and tributes from family, friends, and others.Details
The 26 page complaint against Abu Agila Mas’ud, identified as the primary bomb maker in the attack on Pam Am 103, is accessible through this link.
Syracuse University hosted a beautifully conducted memorial service this afternoon, a recording of which should be available within the next few days. Remembrance Scholars have shared a video of their annual Celebration of Life commemoration, which is available here. Syracuse University posted a video, featuring words and images from across the decades, on Facebook.Details
Attorney General William Barr formally announced charges against Abu Agila Mas’ud today.
In lieu of the annual service at Arlington National Cemetery, Victims of Pan Am 103 (VPAF 103) has shared a link to videos of previous years’ services. Viewers can access the services here, Additionally, Syracuse University will host a virtual memorial service in Hendricks Chapel at 2:03pm EST. Details and information on attending the service…Details
Lockerbie Scholars Mary-Ann McVey & Aidan Kevans share their reflections on those lost in Lockerbie and aboard Pan Am 103 32 years ago. Though the pandemic has altered the way we commemorate the 270 people lost on December 21, 1988, today we will celebrate their lives and honor their memories as we gather across the…Details
Nearly 32 years to the day after 270 people lost their lives in the attack on Pan American Flight 103, the United Stated Justice Department in on the verge of filing charges against Abu Agila Mas’ud. Mas’ud’s link to the bombing was revealed in part through the investigative reporting of Ken Dornstein, whose brother, David,…Details
The 2020 Remembrance Week at Syracuse University is another casualty of the COVID pandemic, but this year’s scholars will commemorate the lives of those lost on Pan Am 103 in a variety of ways throughout the year. Today, scholars set up the 35 chairs behind the Wall of Remembrance on campus. Several scholars sat in…Details
Syracuse University released the names of the Remembrance Scholars for the 2020-21 academic year. Congratulations, and I hope circumstances will allow me to photograph events during Remembrance Week this fall. Vasundhra Aggarwal of Delhi, India, a student in the School of Architecture and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;Andrew Benbenek of Cicero,…Details
A recent BBC story provides details about some of the passengers lost in Tuesday’s crash of Ukraine Flight PS752. Much like Iranian Air Flight 655 in 1988 and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014, it appears that Flight 752 fell victim to a missile strike. Our thoughts are with those grieving the passengers on the…Details