George Rodgers

Following the BBC documentary about the crash (January 2006), I received 3 e-mails regarding a previously unlisted survivor. Within minutes of the documentary ending, I received the following e-mail: “Good evening. After watching a recent BBC documentary on the...

Walter Crickmer

Walter Crickmer was an English football club secretary and manager. He became Manchester United club secretary in 1926. He twice assumed managerial responsibility at United: from 1 April 1931 to 1 June 1932, and then again from 1 August 1937 to 1 February 1945....

Willie Satinoff

Thanks to Tom Clare for the following: Let’s take a moment to remember the only fan who was on board that ill fated aircraft – Willie Satinoff. It’s always been a sadness to me that he tends to be forgotten on the anniversaryday, and I just wish that...

Tommy Taylor

Date of Birth: 29 January 1932 Age when killed: 26 Taylor began his career playing for a local coal mining team at the colliery where he worked. At the age of just 16, local scouts offered him the chance to play for Barnsley, whom he joined in July 1949. He made his...

Liam Whelan

Date of Birth: 1 April 1935 Date when killed: 22 Liam Whelan (also known as Billy) was a devout Roman Catholic who came from a large family; his father John had died in 1943, when Whelan was eight years old. He was not a confident flyer and just before the aeroplane...

David Pegg

Date of Birth: 20 September 1935 Age when killed: 22 He signed for United on leaving school in 1950 and made his first team debut in the Football League First Division against Middlesbrough on 6 December 1952, aged 17. He was the club’s first-choice outside left...

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