Old Trafford ceremony remembers Munich air disaster 60 years on

Guardian

Fans, players and survivors hold minute’s silence in remembrance of 23 people killed in 1958 crashFootball fans, players and the families of victims of the Munich air disaster have held a minute’s silence at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium 60 years after the tragedy.Standing in the stadium’s east stand in gently falling snow, a 4,500-strong crowd sang hymns in remembrance of the 23 people killed when a plane carrying the United team crashed during takeoff from Munich-Riem airport on 6 February 1958. Related: Flowers of Manchester: the football world remembers Munich 60 years on Related: How the Munich disaster devastated – and changed – football journalism Continue reading......

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