Person    | Female  Born 24/5/1944  Died 21/12/1988

Elisabeth Nicole Marie Charlotte Clement-Avoyne

Categories: Aviation, Tragedy

Countries: France, Scotland

Elisabeth Nicole Marie Charlotte Avoyne was born on 25 May 1944 in Notre-Dame-d'Estrées, Calvados, Normandy, France.

Known as 'Babette', our Picture Source informs that she had joined Pan American World Airways on 2 March 1968 and was based in Miami, Seattle and Washington before becoming one of the founding members of the London base in 1972.

The Clipper Crew website shows that she married Didier Clement, who had been a widower with two small children, a son called Jean-Francois and a daughter, Sophie. Together they had a daughter, Aude (b.1983), and they lived in Croissy-Sur-Seine, Yvelines, France.

She died, aged 44 years, on 21 December 1988 whilst working as a flight attendant aboard Pan AM Flight 103 travelling from London (Heathrow) Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City, when it exploded over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Some records show her surname as Clemens-Avoyne, but on the memorial cairn in Arlington National Cemetery, 1 Memorial Avenue, ArlingtonArlington County, Virginia, USA, her name is carved as Elisabeth Clement-Avoyne. She is also commemorated on both the Memorial to all the Victims and the World Wings International plaque that are at Dryfesdale Cemetery, Dumfries Road, Lockerbie, DG11 1LN.

Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.

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