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Bombing victims remembered

Today marks 40 years since the bombing of Cuban Airline Flight 455 off the coast of Barbados.

All 73 people on board died when two bombs exploded 11 minutes after now take-off from the then Seawell Airport, now Grantley Adams International Airport.

Today Government officials, members of the Cuban community, and families and friends of the victims gathered in Paynes Bay to pay tribute to the deceased, at the monument erected in their honour.

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One Response to Bombing victims remembered

  1. John Everatt October 6, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    It’s funny that this ceremony has been performed every year for years now and never once has it been mentioned who was behind this terrorism to the Cubana flight passengers and crew even though it is well known who was behind this act of terror.

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