Virtual Pan Am 103 Memorial Service to Be Held Dec. 21

Syracuse University will host a virtual Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Service on Monday, Dec. 21, at 2:03 p.m. ET. This is the exact time that Pan Am Flight 103 was destroyed by a terrorist bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland, on Dec. 21, 1988, 32 years ago.

The service will honor the 270 people, including 35 Syracuse University students, who were killed in the bombing. The students were returning home from a semester of study abroad in London and Florence.

Chancellor Kent Syverud, Hendricks Chapel chaplains, and Remembrance and Lockerbie scholars will offer reflections. The names of the 35 Syracuse University students whose lives were lost that day will be read. Personal reflections and memories, which can be submitted upon registration for the service, may be included in the ceremony.

Registration is open now and is available on ’Cuse Community. Upon completing registration, you will be provided the Zoom link for the service.

Closed captioning for the service will be provided, and requests for additional accommodations can be made by contacting Hendricks Chapel at by Wednesday, Dec. 16.