Special reception to mark 60th anniversary of Antrim air crash

Linda Auld, Stephen Auld, Maureen Caton and Angus McKibben, whose relatives lost their life in the Bea Vickers Viking Crash at Nutts Corner, are pictured with the Mayor of Antrim, Cllr. Roy Thompson, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Roderick Swann, at the unveiling of the special photographic tribute. INAT02-455AC

Linda Auld, Stephen Auld, Maureen Caton and Angus McKibben, whose relatives lost their life in the Bea Vickers Viking Crash at Nutts Corner, are pictured with the Mayor of Antrim, Cllr. Roy Thompson, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Roderick Swann, at the unveiling of the special photographic tribute. INAT02-455AC

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A SPECIAL reception was held in Antrim on Saturday to mark the 60th anniversary of Northern Ireland’s worst aviation disaster.

Twenty-seven people were killed when a domestic flight from London-Northolt Airport crashed at then then Nutts Corner airport, with four crew and 31 passengers on board.

Among those attending the reception hosted by the Mayor and Deputy of Antrim, were families of some of those who died in the air crash.

 

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