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Aside from increased efforts to prosecute terrorists and hold both them and the nations which sponsored them more accountable for their actions, the primary impact of the Pan Am 103 bombing from a safety perspective had to do with luggage handling. Given that the bomb was contained in a piece of unaccompanied luggage that had been transferred from another airline, the security procedures involved when handling this type of baggage were tightened. Previously cargo that had been loaded onto low-risk flights from airports which were not considered terrorism launching points was not re-checked at any other point along its destination. This policy was reconsidered. Hardened storage containers were also investigated as a possible way to mitigate the effects of future cargo hold explosions. The European Civil Aviation Conference attempted to persuade members to adopt stricter cargo control measures, but had difficulty getting any nation other than France, the UK and Denmark to rapidly agree to them.