Remembering the 1950 Llandow air disaster

Friday 12 March 2010, 08:52

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On Sunday 12 March, 1950, a plane packed with jubilant Welsh rugby fans returning from Dublin crashed at Llandow, in the Vale of Glamorgan, claiming the lives of 80 people. At the time it was the world's worst air disaster.

Only three people survived the crash. On the 60th anniversary of the tragedy, Wales News Online has an interview with survivor Melfyn Thomas, now 84, and a full report on the disaster.

Melfyn Thomas, one of only three survivors of the 1950 Llandow air disaster.

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