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.
Jerry Don Avritt
Jerry Don Avritt was the flight engineer onboard Pan Am Flight 103. Born in Lebanon, Kentucky, Jerry served in the Strategic Air Command of the U.S. Air Force. He loved working on planes, and was proud of his military service. Friends and family remember Jerry for his sense of humor and helpful nature. He was a voracious reader, and was on a first-name basis with everyone at his public library. Jerry was survived by his wife and their two children.