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The Busby Babes, 1958

On the 6th of February 1958, a charter plane carrying 44 people crashed after refuelling at Munich Airport. The accident claimed 23 lives, among them eight Manchester United players and three club officials. The young United side many believe would have gone on to dominate European football – they were ‘The Busby Babes’.

We will never forget.

Remember those who Perished in ‘The Munich Air Disaster‘, 52 years on…

The Busby Babes  Geoff Bent, Roger Byrne, Eddie Colman, Duncan Edwards, Mark Jones, David Pegg, Tommy Taylor, Liam ‘Billy’ Whelan. 

Staff  Walter Crickmer (Club Secretary), Bert Whalley (Chief Coach), Tom Curry (Coach). 

Journalists  Alf Clarke, Don Davies, George Follows, Tom Jackson, Archie Ledbrooke, Henry Rose, Frank Swift, Eric Thompson. 

Also  Captain Kenneth Rayment (Co-Pilot), Bela Miklos (Travel Agent), Willie Satinoff (Supporter), Tommy Cable (Steward).



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