Manchester Utd: Munich Air Crash

Manchester Utd: Munich Air Crash

On 6th February 1958, a charter plane carrying 44 people crashed after refuelling at Munich Airport. The accident claimed 23 lives, among them eight Manchester United players and three club officials. This documentary takes a new look at the darkest day in the history of the world’s most famous football team to find out what went wrong and why.

This documentary uses the 1958 cockpit voice recorder, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, CGI and re-enactments to delve into what went wrong and why the Munich Air Disaster happened.

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