Munich air disaster: What happened in Man Utd tragedy? Who died? How did the club recover?

Munich air disaster: What happened in Man Utd tragedy? Who died? How did the club recover?
 

As a football club Manchester United lost eight players among 23 fatalities and 21 survivors as British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on take off at Munich-Riem Airport.
What happened in the Munich air disaster? Twenty of the 44 on board the aircraft died at the scene while the other three died in the following days.
The Manchester United side was nicknamed the Busby Babes and were travelling back to Manchester having played a European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade in Yugoslavia.
United had knocked Red Star out and were into the semi-finals.
Their flight stopped in Munich to... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Sport, Views: 38
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