42 years ago, on June 18 1972, a plane crashed near London, known as the Staines air disaster. A tragic accident where also 9 JCI friends died, coming back from the European Conference in Edinburgh.
As every year, the JCI Staines Foundation likes to be present with a delegation, to honour our bond with the victims and their families. We welcome all members of JCI Belgium, JCI Senate Belgium, JCI SenSe, JCI London, together with the entire international JCI community.
10.00am Prayers and dedications in the Trident ‘Papa India’ Memorial Garden in the Moormead Sports Ground off of Waters Drive, Staines
11.00am Memorial Service at St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Staines
12.30pm Lunch in “The Bells” traditional pub
02.00pm Visit to be determined
05.00pm Trip back home
We will ask you to make your own transport reservation.
– Eurostar to St. Pancreas / train from Waterloo to Staines
– Flight : Brussels 7.30am to Heathrow (very close to Staines), flight back 8pm (estimated price € 125).
In case of rain, bring your umbrella.
Check also the website about the Staines disaster:www.jcistainesmemorial.org
President Staines Foundation
Olivier De Block
If you, as a Belgian JCI Member can be present, please inform Sarah : firstname.lastname@example.org