Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Sir Alex Ferguson mourn the Munich tragedy.

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Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Dave Brailsford were among those attending the memorial service for the Munich tragedy.

Manchester United’s new chief executive paid tribute to the passengers who tragically lost their lives in the 1958 Munich-Riem airport crash on Tuesday afternoon.

Jim Ratcliffe, who acquired a 25 percent stake in the club he has supported since childhood, last December. joined club legend Sir Alex Ferguson under a plaque remembering those who died in the disaster at 2:40 p.m.

Current manager and captain Erik ten Hag and Bruno Fernandes also came to pay their respects and condolences.

They were joined, as was the Manchester United women’s team, by Mark Skinner and Katie Salem.

Red Devils heroes Brian Kidd and Paddy Crescent, who won the European Cup under Sir Matt Busby 10 years after the tragedy, were also in attendance.

Twenty-three passengers died when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed off the runway on its third failed takeoff attempt.

Eight players and three club officials tragically lost their lives in the accident.

Roger Byrne, Eddie Colman, Mark Jones, David Pegg, Tommy Taylor, Jeff Bent, Liam Whelan and Duncan Edwards are among the names who died.

Club secretary Walter Crickmer also died in the accident along with trainer Tom Curry and coach Bert Whalley. ยูฟ่าเบท

Miraculously, 12 passengers survived the crash, including Busby and the late Sir Bobby Charlton.