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Air India Flight 182: The day Canadian Security Intelligence failed

35 years ago today, Air India flight 182 left the air traffic control radar off the coast of Ireland, killing all 329 people aboard.

35 years ago today, Air India flight 182 left the air traffic control radar off the coast of Ireland, killing all 329 people aboard. Canadian Sikh terrorists placed a bomb on board. 

Canadian security intelligence and law enforcement agencies were investigating these men but failed. It is a somber day in Canada.

Read also: Today in Terrorism, Air India Flight 182 bombing (June 23, 1985)

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of five books on terrorism.

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