Person    | Female  Born 17/3/1945  Died 21/12/1988

Elke Etha Kuhne

Categories: Aviation, Tragedy

Countries: Germany, Scotland

Elke Etha Kuhne was born on 17 March 1945 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany, the daughter of Dr Lothar Kuhne and Ruther Kuhne.

Both our Picture Source and the Clipper Crew website gives more information about her including that she commenced working for Pan American World Airways in 1970.

She died, aged 43 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,

Probate records confirm that her address had been Flat 12, 38 Redcliffe Square, London, and that when administration was granted on 25 April 1989 her effects totalled £107,343.

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 1HZ, as well as on the memorial cairn in Arlington National Cemetery, 1 Memorial Avenue, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.

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