Tuesday 10 April 1973

In the afternoon we (T A E & I) went to Arthur’s. Weather very cold. Big air crash at Basle (Switzerland) from Bristol. People killed 101 approx later 108.


T A E & I refers to Tom and Amy Wilson (grandma and grandad’s friends), Ethel Parkin (my grandmother) and Gordon Parkin, my grandfather.

Arthur refers to Arthur Elsegood, grandad’s friend.

For more details of the Basle air crash – see Chapter 112.

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