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Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of the air disaster in Munich involving the Manchester United team. On 6 February 1958 the plane carrying the team on the trip home from a European Cup match away to Red Star Belgrade crashed after a stopover at Munich-Riem Airport.

Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of the air disaster in Munich involving the Manchester United team. On 6 February 1958 the plane carrying the team on the trip home from a European Cup match away to Red Star Belgrade crashed after a stopover at Munich-Riem Airport. 23 of the 44 passengers, including eight players, died in the crash. 

On Tuesday a commemoration ceremony in honour of the victims was held in Munich. FC Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, president Uli Hoene├č and Munich mayor Dieter Reiter attended the event. Alan Dawson, Director of Football Operations, and club ambassador Denis Irwin represented the English record champions at the ceremony in the Bavarian capital.

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