In 30-Year-Old Terror Case, a Test for the U.S.
A quarter-century before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a bomb ripped a gash in a civilian jetliner in the skies off Barbados. The Cubana Airlines plane plummeted into the Caribbean Sea just before noon on Oct. 6, 1976. All 73 people on board died, including teenage members of Cuba’s national fencing team who were returning to Havana after winning gold and silver medals at a tournament in Venezuela. Full Story