Munich remembered: picture special

February 6, 2010 Tags: Reads 2 comments

6th February 1958. British European Airways Flight 609 crashes on take off, Munich-Riem Airport. On board the “Busby Babes,” Manchester United. 20 of the 44 passengers died on board and a further three in hospital from their injuries. 52 years on, fans, players and staff will hold a one minute silence before today’s game at 3.04pm.

Players: Geoff Bent, Roger Byrne, Eddie Colman, Duncan Edwards, Mark Jones, David Pegg, Tommy Taylor, Liam “Billy” Whelan
Staff: Walter Crickmer, Tom Curry, Bert Whalley.
Journalists: Alf Clarke, Donny Davies, George Follows, Tom Jackson, Archie Ledbrooke, Henry Rose, Frank Swift, Eric Thompson.
Other passengers: Bela Miklos, Willie Satinoff.

Munich Air Crash

British European Airways 609 lies crashed

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The injured

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The "Babes"

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Papers report the tragedy

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Munich Air Crash

The memorial at Old Trafford

2 comments

wasim - February 6, 2010 Reply

RIP

Dominic - February 6, 2010 Reply

We will never forget!

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