On December 22, 1992, Libya witnessed the worst aviation disaster in its history when, six minutes before landing, Flight 1103 from Benghazi to Tripoli plummeted 1,000 metres in just 13 seconds. All 157 people aboard were killed. It was exactly four years and one day after the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie in Scotland.
Rocket 'attack' on UK tour jet above Sharm El Sheikh
A British plane carrying 189 passengers came 'within 1,000ft' of a rocket as it approached Sharm El Sheikh. The Thomson flight from London Stansted took evasive action after the pilot spotted the missile speeding through the air. The jet landed safely, and holidaymakers were not told they had been seconds from disaster.The revelation comes amid claims about an Islamic State 'mole' at Sharm el-Sheikh airport minutes after a Metrojet plane crashed in Sinai, killing all 224 on board.