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  Encyclopedia: Air India Flight 182   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Air India Flight 182 was a Boeing 747 that exploded on June 23, 1985 while at an altitude of 31,000 feet (9500 m) above the Atlantic Ocean, south of Ireland; all 329 on board were killed, of whom eighty two were children and 280 were Canadian citizens.
Air India Flight 182 was a Boeing 747 that exploded on June 23, 1985 while at an altitude of 31,000 feet (9500 m) above the Atlantic Ocean, south of Ireland; all 329 on board were killed, of whom 82 were children and 280 were Canadian citizens.
Meanwhile, in Canada and Japan, a full-scale investigation of the Air India crash and the blast at Narita was being instigated by RCMP and Japanese police.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Air-India-Flight-182   (1043 words)

  
 Air India
In 1953, the Government of India chose to exercise its option to purchase a majority stake in the carrier and Air India International Limited was born as one of the fruit of the Air Corporations Act that nationalised the air transportation industry.
Air India's security department became the first aviation security organisation in the world to acquire ISO 9002-1994 certification(January 31, 2001).
Air India's mascot, the Maharaja, is a turban clad king with over-sized moustache and a royal dress.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/ai/air_india.html   (1579 words)

  
 Encyclopedia topic: Air India Flight 182   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At 1618 GMT, the CP Air flight to Toronto (The provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)) departed without Mr.
Air traffic controllers at Shannon International Airport (additional info and facts about Shannon International Airport) in Shannon (United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)), Ireland (An island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland) heard a crackling sound before the plane vanished.
At 0619 GMT, a piece of luggage that had come from CP Air 3 exploded as it was being transferred to Air India Flight 301; the explosion killed two of the baggage handlers in Narita and injured four other people.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ai/air_india_flight_182.htm   (2383 words)

  
 Air India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air India (Hindi: एअर इंडिया) is the national flag carrier airline of India with a network of passenger and cargo services worldwide.
On 1 August 1953, the Government of India exercised its option to purchase a majority stake in the carrier and Air India International Limited was born as one of the fruits of the Air Corporations Act that nationalised the air transportation industry.
Air India Flight 182 -Kanishka was blown up by Sikh terrorists on 23 June 1985.
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 Air India Flight 182 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air traffic controllers at Shannon International Airport in Shannon, Ireland heard a crackling sound on the radio before the plane vanished.
June 6, 2001 – Inderjit Singh Reyat is arrested by the RCMP facing charges of murder, attempted murder, and conspiracy in the Air India bombing.
After the subsequent failure of CSIS to stop the bombing of Flight 182 the head of CSIS was replaced by Reid Morden.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_India_Flight_182   (2834 words)

  
 The Death of Air India Flight 182 - By Salim Jiwa
She had initially booked Sukhwinder and her two children on an Air India flight leaving from Toronto on 29 June, but her friend wanted to leave a week earlier and had visited the children's school, Moberley Elementary School, to ask permission for them to leave before the start of the summer holidays.
Sam boarded the Air Canada flight out of Vancouver with the Uppal family, never suspecting that less than 24 hours later Perviz would receive a phone call from family members in England to tell her that he wouldn't be able to keep his promise to be with her.
Both flights carried travelers who were on their way to connect with Air India and meet their loved ones in that far-off land, but the latter one, CP60 was also carrying the instrument of their destruction.
www.flight182.com /book.htm   (2132 words)

  
 AIR INDIA FLIGHT 182 | AIR INDIA CRASH | SALIM JIWA | AIR INDIA TRIAL
One ticket was for passenger M. Singh flying from Vancouver to Toronto on June 22, 1985 via CP Air Flight 060 and connecting with Air India Flight 182 in Toronto.
The flight disintegrated at altitude and the wreckage was scattered along a nine-mile swath of the ocean at 6,000 feet.
The destruction of Air India Flight 182 in the air was the result of a horrific miscalculation.
www.flight182.com   (1063 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Air India Flight 182 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The flight was bombed on the Montreal to London leg on June 23, 1985 31,000 feet (9500 m) above the Atlantic Ocean, South of Ireland, killing all 329 aboard.
In 1992, Parmar was killed by police in Punjab, India, and was never formally brought to trial for his role in the 329 deaths.
In October 2000, the RCMP arrested Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri on charges of murdering the passengers and crew of Air India flight 182 and the two baggage handlers in Tokyo as well as conspiracy to commit murder of the passengers of Air India flight 301 scheduled to depart from Tokyo.
www.ipedia.com /air_india_flight_182.html   (999 words)

  
 AirDisaster.Com: Special Report: Air India Flight 182
Air India's Boeing 747 'Kanishka,' named after Emperor Kanishka who ruled an Indian state in the second century, cruised over the Atlantic at 31,000ft as it flew towards London, Heathrow.
Flight 182's routeing then proceeded up the mouth of the Bristol Channel, on across the West Country to the VOR radio beacon at Ibsley, and from there it would continue on to London.
Singh had not been confirmed on Flight 182 because of overbooking at the time of reserving his seat, but he was wait-listed for the trip.
www.airdisaster.com /special/special-ai182.shtml   (2667 words)

  
 Air India bombing, racism and multiculturalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On March 16, Ripudaman Singh Malek and Ajaib Singh Bagri were found not guilty by a British Columbia court of their alleged participation in the bombing of Air India Flight 182 off the coast of Ireland on June 23, 1985.
India lost one of its national airline’s planes to the terrorist act, but it was only sheets of metal, nuts and bolts.
The flight originated in Canada and most of the 329 people who lost their lives were Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who had homes, loved ones and lives in this country.
www.canadafreepress.com /2005/weinreb032205.htm   (770 words)

  
 Air India Flight 182 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Air India Flight 182 was a flight that flew on a Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Mississauga, Ontario - Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Quebec - London Heathrow Airport, London - Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi - Sahar International Airport (now Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport), Bombay (now Mumbai) route
The luggage exploded as it was being transferred to an Air India flight, killing two of the baggage handlers in Narita.
In 1992 however, Parmer was killed while in India, and was never formally brought to trial for his role in the 329 deaths.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Air_India_Flight_182   (385 words)

  
 Air India Trial - Brief Summary of Events of the Air India Prosecution - Ministry of Attorney General
On June 23, 1985, Air India Flight 182 from Montreal to London, carrying luggage loaded in Vancouver, exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 240 kilometres off the coast of Ireland.
The suitcase was being transferred to Air India Flight 301 to Bangkok and Delhi.
December 3, 2004 marked the 233rd day of the Air India trial and the end of the closing submissions for both the Crown and defence.
www.ag.gov.bc.ca /courts/airindia/information/summary.htm   (842 words)

  
 Air India Massacre Trial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Witnesses included former CP Air employees Martine Donahue, Gerald Duncan and Jeanne Bakermans, who testified they were connected to the purchase of two tickets in the name of M. Singh and L. Singh that were used to check bags believed to contain bombs onto two flights leaving Vancouver on June 22, 1985.
In the weeks before the Air India bombing, Parmar spoke of a trip to Toronto in early June for a conference at which Bagri was to speak.
And he even suggested Chaggar's breach of a publication ban in the Air India trial was part of a pattern by the B.C. lawyer of attempting to intimidate witnesses in cases in which he has an interest.
www.sikhsundesh.net /trial.html   (9992 words)

  
 Air India 182 Case Conduct and Investigation to be Reviewed
Relatives of the Flight 182 victims demanded an inquiry after a court last month cleared two Sikh activists of murder charges in the case.
The reconstruction is a key piece of evidence in the trial of the two men accused of blowing it up – and is expected to be a cornerstone of the Crown's case.
Videotape of the reconstruction of Air India Flight 182.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/Publications/Legal_Issues/ai182reviewer.html   (748 words)

  
 Talwinder Singh Parmar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Talwinder Singh Parmar was born in the Punjab, India on February 26, 1944.
Although never formally charged he was the alleged mastermind of the bombing of Air India Flight 182 and the Narita Airport Bombing.
On November 8, 1985, five months after the bombings of Flight 182 and the Narita Airport, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged Talwinder Singh Parmar and Inderjit Singh Reyat with weapons, explosives and conspiracy offences after a raid on their homes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talwinder_Singh_Parmar   (360 words)

  
 Talk:Air India Flight 182 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The section on the 'Government of India' theory seems to be self-promotion.
I have no issue with it being included, and I suppose there could be some need to state the credentials of journalists who have proposed a conspiracy theory that is outside of the mainstream, but do we need to know that Mr.
The article says he only had one suitcase, which exploded when the baggage handlers were transferring it to Flight 301, then the article says that Flight 182 disappeared with "a cackling sound" (was a terrorist laughing over the radio?) and then the article says that the suitcase "wound up on" Flight 182...
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Air_India_Flight_182   (597 words)

  
 Malik, Bagri not guilty in bombing of Air India Flight 182
Susheel Gupta, an Ottawa lawyer whose mother was aboard Air India flight, expressed "shock and disgust" at the verdict and was among those who called for an inquiry into the case.
Charged in 2001 in the Air India bombing, Reyat pleaded guilty Feb. 10, 2003, to one count of manslaughter and was sentenced to five years in prison, in addition to time already spent in custody.
Flight 182 was brought down by a bomb 20 years ago in Canada's worst case of mass murder.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1364326/posts   (3087 words)

  
 Whine And Cheez @ www.airwhiners.net
It was the Air India office calling for my father, and immediately the atmosphere tensed.
He told us that it was the Toronto flight (initial news reports had said that it was the New York flight) and gave us a list of the crew.
The Air India wall calendar that year consisted of ladies modelling saries in front of aircraft.
www.airwhiners.net /whine_cheez/20030210.htm   (965 words)

  
 Reid Morden spy agency boss when Air India Flight 182 tapes destroyed
Some feel that the destroyed tapes and wiretaps were crucial evidence that could have led to a guilty charge in the trial of the accused on the crash of Flight 182.
Flight 182, a Boeing 747 aircraft, blew up at an altitude of 31,000 ft. over the southwest tip of Ireland, killing all 329 aboard on June 23, 1985.
In the Air India mystery, questions about what CSIS knew about the conspiracy keep coming back to haunt the organization.
www.canadafreepress.com /2005/cover051205.htm   (529 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Air India - Bombing of Air India Flight 182   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On March 16, 2005, a B.C.Supreme Court judge acquitted Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri on eight charges related to the bombing of Air India Flight 182 on June 22, 1985.
India asked Canada and the United States to keep close tabs on Sikh militants who might pose a security threat.
They told a news conference that the raids and arrests were made as part of the investigation into the Narita Airport blast and the downing of Air India Flight 182.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/airindia   (1838 words)

  
 CBC News:Witness says damage to Air India flight consistent with bomb
VANCOUVER - The Air India trial has heard more evidence from an expert who said the damage to the aircraft is consistent with an explosion in the cargo hold.
Peel told the court, that in his opinion, the damage done to the fuselage is consistent with a bombing.
The Crown contends the bag containing the bomb was checked onto the flight in Vancouver and was stored in the cargo hold with luggage from connecting flights.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2004/04/28/canada/airindia040428   (368 words)

  
 Search: flight india   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Closing Arguments Begin In Air India Bombing Trial
Canada's long-running Air India trial entered its final stages on Tuesday, as the defense began closing arguments by accusing a key witness of lying about what she knew of history's deadliest bombing of a civilian aircraft.
Eddie Madon, whose father was killed in the Flight 182 explosion and who has attended much of the trial, said he did not think the defense would hurt the witness's credibility.
The police investigation of Flight 182 has been marked by controversy, including a decision by Canada's spy agency to destroy wiretap evidence about the defendants.
news.airwise.com /stories/2004/10/1098210005.html   (565 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Canadian judge clears two in Air India plane bombing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Air India Flight 182 from Montreal to London, originating in Vancouver, exploded and crashed off Ireland on June 23, 1985.
An hour earlier, a bomb in baggage intended for another Air India flight exploded in the Narita airport, killing two baggage handlers.
Investigators believe the Air India bombing was masterminded by Talwinder Singh Parmar, leader of the extremist Babbar Khalsa group that advocates creating a Sikh state called Khalistan in India's Punjab region.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-03-16-canada-bombs_x.htm   (614 words)

  
 Air India Flight 182 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The explosion caused by a bomb placed in checked baggage was the single largest terrorist attack before those of September 11, 2001, and the largest mass murder in Canadian history.
The Air India B747-237B “Emperor Kanishka” (registered VT-EFO) flew on a Montréal-Mirabel International Airport, – London Heathrow Airport – Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi – Sahar International Airport (now Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport), Bombay (now Mumbai) route.
December 4, 2004 – The judge presiding over the Air India Trial, Justice Ian Josephson says the verdict will be delivered on March 16 2005.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Air_India_Trial   (2325 words)

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