Canada remembered the 329 victims of Air India Kanishka Flight 182 which was blown off mid-air on June 23, 1985.The day is marked as National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism in Canada.
Paying tributes to the victims, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on said, the Air India bombing remains the single worst terrorist attack in Canada’s history. He said, the horrific act of malice and destruction left families and friends grieving the loss of loved ones, and brought pain that will never completely go away.
Air India Flight 182, bound for London after picking up passengers in Toronto and Montreal, disappeared from radar off the coast of Ireland. A bomb, planted on the plane in Canada in an act of terror exploded on board, killing 329 people including 280 Canadians.