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Memorial 2013

41 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. This year the JCI Staines Foundation likes to be present with a large delegation, to honour our bond with the … Continue reading

BBC television report upon the Staines disaster

Staines air crash remembered 40 years on Memorial services have been held to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Staines air crash in which 118 people died. Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to retired nurse Frances Castledine, Joyce Humphry, the sister of one of the stewards who was onboard, and former steward Tom Abrams. During the … Continue reading

Message of JCI World President Bertolt Daems

Dear all During the last couple of weeks, JCI members from all over the world got together at 4 Area Conferences. It’s what we do every year; meeting each other at the conference of our Area. Having our General assembly, visiting trainings, but above all meeting our friends from other countries. And make new friends. … Continue reading