The British Airways plane which caught fire
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Service to mark 1985 Manchester airport disaster

It is 25 years since a plane, taking off from Manchester Airport bound for Corfu, caught fire as it left the runway. Fifty people died in the tragedy.

On Sunday, family and friends of those killed, as well as passengers who survived, marked the event in a memorial service.

Fiona Trott reports.

  • 22 Aug 2010
  • From the section UK