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A giant mural of the 1958 Manchester United team outside Old Trafford
Eight Manchester United players died in the air crash on 6 February 1958

Wednesday 6 February marks the 50th anniversary of the Munich air crash when 23 people, including eight Manchester United players, lost their lives as the team returned from a European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade.

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BBC News and BBC Sport coverage throughout the week on TV, radio and online.

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Nation on Film - Munich Remembered
Archive footage and powerful personal testimony tell the story of the Munich air disaster 50 years on.

Monday 4 February - 2200, BBC4
Wednesday 6 February - 2200, BBC4
Friday 8 February - 1930, BBC2

Nation on Film - Sir Bobby Remembers Munich
4 February - 2230, BBC2
Munich survivor Sir Bobby Charlton with his Munich memories.

Re-United
Monday 4 February - 2235, BBC ONE NI
Harry Gregg returns to Munich and meets the son of a woman he saved in the crash

5 Live Sport
Monday 4 February - 2100
Mark Saggers looks back at the events, telling the story of one of football's greatest tragedies - hearing from survivors, including goalkeeper Harry Gregg and Sir Bobby Charlton... as well as the thoughts of Sir Alex Ferguson.

MORE INTERVIEWS AND BACKGROUND

Manchester - a city 'United' in grief

Survivors' memories A family's wait for Munich news Munich farmer recalls witnessing disaster Munich 58 rememberedVideo: BBC NewsA city united in griefBusby Babes: in colourThe legacy of Munich


SEE ALSO
Story of Munich air disaster
04 Feb 08 |  Man Utd
Busby Babe remembers
30 Jan 08 |  Welsh
Munich disaster poster vandalised
30 Jan 08 |  Manchester
Minute's silence for Munich crash
28 Jan 08 |  Football
Government seeks Munich silence
23 Jan 08 |  Man Utd
Eriksson calls for Munich respect
10 Jan 08 |  Man City


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