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Movie: The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story Movie: The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story

Col. Wood:
Now, what are the aims of the terrorist? Any ideas?



Alert Trainee:
[translated from German] To kill people?



Col. Wood:
Well, yes. But, as Mao Tse Tung said, "Kill one, scare a thousand."

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Narrator:
[following a bomb threat involving a Finnish woman] Other than screening Finnish passengers, Pan Am's procedures at Frankfurt Airport remained unchanged. There was no briefing of security personnel to update them on threat information.

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Col. Wood:
I purchased all these items quite openly from the duty-free. In the right hands, they could blow a 747 out of the air. Now, watch carefully...

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Marwan Khreesat:
[before assembling a bomb, translated from Arabic] If the block's still standing, then you'll know I've done it right.

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[final conversation between flight 103 and air traffic control]



Capt. Jim McQuarrie:
Good evening, Scottish.



ATC Alan Topp:
Uh, this is Scottish. Ident, please.



Capt. Jim McQuarrie:
This is Clipper 103, requesting oceanic clearance.



ATC Alan Topp:
Clipper 103, good evening. Uh, for identification, squawk 0357 with ident please.


[pause, flight 103 appears on the radar screen]



ATC Alan Topp:
Clipper 103, route direct, 59 North 10 West to Kennedy. Maintain flight level 310.


[flight 103 disappears from the screen]



ATC Alan Topp:
Clipper 103? Clipper 103?


[pause]



ATC Alan Topp:
I've got multiple returns. It's showing five returns! They're fanning out downwind. Clipper 103, this is Scottish? Come in! Clipper 103? I've lost the Clipper!



Watch Controller Ford:
Shuttle reports an explosion on the ground.



ATC Alan Topp:
You're kidding! That must be the Clipper.

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