Munich Air Disaster Stewardess Has Story to Share

Sixty years ago a shocked young air stewardess stepped gingerly from the wreckage of a shattered plane in Munich.

Rosemary Cheverton had miraculously escaped unscathed from the crash which claimed 23 lives, including eight of Manchester United 's “Busby Babes”.

Today she is believed to be one of only six remaining survivors from the fateful flight, BEA 609.

The visions she saw of bodies scattered in the snow on the runway are as vivid as they were on February 6, 1958.

Rosemary, 85, has rarely spoken of the tragedy, even to members of her own family. But in her first ever newspaper interview, she tells the Mirror: “It is as though it happened yesterday.”

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