- a town in SW Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway: scene (1988) of the UK's worst air
disaster when a jumbo jet was brought down by a terrorist bomb, killing 270 people,
including eleven residents of the town
Example Sentences Including 'Lockerbie'
He wrote the acclaimed Shoot to Kill, about the Royal Ulster Constabulary shootings in Armagh, and Why Lockerbie ?
British Medical Journal (2002)
In media terms, the coverage of Lockerbie was an indication of things to come.
SHOOTING HISTORY: A Personal Journey (2004)
It is believed that a routine inspection of random vehicles travelling on the M74 near Lockerbie led to the discovery of the drugs.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Post Lockerbie , post September 11 that, surely, is our distinct advantage.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Taylor also investigated the Lockerbie explosion and the 1980 crash of a DC-9 into the Mediterranean.
The British foreign office said it had received no confirmation about the Lockerbie payout.
Toronto Sun (2003)
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