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Munich Remembered

Logo featuring a clock and the words 'Munich' and '6th Feb 1958'

On 6 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.

We hope these pages are a fitting tribute to the young United side many believe would have gone on to dominate European football - the Busby Babes.

We will never forget.

Munich: The Documentary

Matt Busby with some of his United players at a training session in 1957.

Part 1: Babes break through video

Matt Busby's faith in youth earns league titles in 1956 and 1957.

Bill Foulkes (right) challenges a Red Star Belgrade player for the ball with United's Mark Jones racing in, during the European Cup quarter-final second leg in February 1958.

Part 2: Red Star Belgrade video

United meet Red Star in the 1958 European Cup quarter-finals.

Part 3: The crash video

Disaster strikes as United's plane crashes on take-off in Munich.

Bobby Charlton recuperates in the Rechts der Isar Hospital following the Munich Air Disaster in February 1958.

Part 4: Rechts der Isar Hospital video

Survivors are pulled from the wreckage and rushed to hospital.

A newspaper front page covers the Munich Air Disaster.

Part 5: Manchester reels video

News of the crash reaches the people of Manchester.

Interim manager Jimmy Murphy (right) talks to trainer Jack Crompton as they prepare the United team to play against Sheffield Wednesday, in the first match after the Munich Air Disaster.

Part 6: The aftermath video

Jimmy Murphy takes temporary control as United begin to rebuild.

Shay Brennan scores directly from a corner kick in United's first match after the Munich Air Disaster, a 3-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup.

Part 7: United play again video

Thirteen days after the crash, the Reds play Sheffield Wednesday.

The memorial window at a church in Dudley to local hero Duncan Edwards, who died from injuries sustained in the Munich Air Disaster.

Part 8: Duncan dies video

There's further heartbreak as Duncan Edwards loses his battle.

Matt Busby is helped back into the dressing room after the 1958 FA Cup final

Part 9: 1958 FA Cup final video

Matt Busby returns from Germany for the 1958 FA Cup final.