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Lockerbie plane wreckage moved to Dumfries

The plane wreckage in Lockerbie Credit: ITV News Border

The wreckage of the plane destroyed in the Lockerbie bombing, has been moved to Dumfries and Galloway.

Parts of the fuselage of Pan AM flight 103 were reconstructed at an Air Accident Investigation Branch hangar in Farnborough, where they were held for 24 years.

However, due to refurbishment there, the wreckage has been moved to a secure area.

A section of the plane in the hangar at Farnborough Credit: ITV News Border
A section of the plane pieced together at the Farnborough hangar Credit: ITV News Border

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has expressed his disappointment over the news.

He said:

"Discussions regarding moving the Lockerbie wreckage back to Scotland as part of live investigations have been ongoing for some time.

"It is extremely disappointing that such moves have gone ahead without communication and consultations locally ahead of the event taking place.

"I have spoken to the Lord Advocate and communicated this disappointment."


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Dumfries man caught up in Iran earthquake drama

A couple from Dumfries who moved to Abu Dhabi have been left shaken by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck Iran at 10.44am GMT.

31-year-old Mark Proudlock and his wife Laura, 30, moved to the middle-east last year and he said the earthquake is the worst he has have ever felt:

"Our apartment is on the 5th floor of the building and the earthquake shook us off our couch.

"I grabbed my keys and ran down the stairs. All of the alarms were going off and none of the lifts are working.

"All of the dishes have fallen off the shelves and the pictures have come off the wall.

"It is the second one in a week, but this is by far the worst.

"It was scary".

– Mark Proudlock, Abu Dhabi

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake reached a depth of 9 miles and tremors were felt across the United Arab Emirates and India.

Profile: Lynsay Jackson

Lynsay Jackson, the sister of Formula One driver David Coulthard, has been found dead at her home near Dumfires in Scotland. Here are some facts about her:

  • 35 years old
  • Married environmental health officer Will Jackson in August 2011
  • Used to run The David Coulthard Museum dedicated to her brother's sporting achievements in his home village of Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire
  • David Coulthard once said she had more "natural" driving talent than him

Sister of F1 driver David Coulthard found dead

F1 driver David Coulthard Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The sister of the Formula One driver David Coulthard has been found dead at her home in Crossmichael, Castle Douglas.

Dumfries and Galloway police said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding Lynsay Jackson's death, which they do not believe to be suspicious.


Police: Sister of David Coulthard found dead at home

The sister of the Scottish Formula One racing driver David Coulthard has been found dead at her home in Crossmichael, CastleDouglas, police have confirmed.

The circumstances of 35-year-old Lynsay Jackson's death are not believed to be suspicious and police investigations are ongoing. The family has been made aware.

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