In Remembrance of all victims of the Lockerbie Air Disaster who died on December 21, 1988
This Timeline displays events related to the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and was created by the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the tragedy.
Martin Lewis Apfelbaum
Martin Apfelbaum was returning home from a stamp-buying trip to London on behalf of his family's mail order stamp firm, Earl P.L. Apfelbaum, Inc., of which he was the head. He had traded travel schedules with his son, John, a vice president of the firm. Martin was remembered by those who knew him best as a devoted, generous, and loving family man. He was well-known and respected by colleagues in his field for being responsible, tenacious, and setting a standard of excellence.