IN DEPTH: AIR INDIA|
Timeline: The bombing
CBC News Online | March 15, 2005
Saturday, June 22, 1985
"Mr. Singh" calls CP Air reservations to confirm flights to Toronto and New Delhi.
M. Singh checks in for CP flight from Vancouver to Toronto. He is given seat 10B. He wants his suitcase transferred to Air India Flight 182 out of Toronto. Agent objects because seat is unconfirmed, but eventually relents.
CP Air Flight 060 departs 18 minutes late for Toronto. M. Singh is not on the flight.
L. Singh checks in for CP Air Flight 003 from Vancouver to Tokyo. He checks one piece of luggage, which is to be transferred to Air India 301 to Bangkok. He is assigned seat 38H.
CP Air Flight 060 arrives in Toronto 12 minutes late. Various passengers and baggage transfer to Air India Flight 182.
CP Air Flight 003 departs Vancouver 17 minutes late for Tokyo. L. Singh is not on board.
Sunday, June 23, 1985
Air India Flight 182 departs Toronto for a stop in Mirabel, one hour and 40 minutes late.
Air India Flight 182 arrives Mirabel.
CP Air 003 arrives Narita Airport in Tokyo 14 minutes early.
Explosion in the Narita Airport baggage terminal kills 2, injures 4.
Air India Flight 182 disappears from radar screens.
Air India Flight 301 departs Narita for Bangkok.
Air India Flight 182 scheduled arrival at Heathrow.