Photos fom the Archive: Kegworth Air Crash 25 years ago

January 7, 2014
The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989.  The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.  © Shout/reportdigital.co.uk

The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989. The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.
© Shout/reportdigital.co.uk

The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989.  The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.  © Shout/reportdigital.co.uk

The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989. The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.
© Shout/reportdigital.co.uk

The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989.  The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.  © Shout/reportdigital.co.uk

The British Midland Aircrash on the M1 Motorway at Kegworth, Leicestershire on Sunday 8th January 1989. The passenger jet plane crashed just short of East Midlands Airport and was on a flight from Heathrow to Belfast. Police and fire are in attendance. 47 victims died, 79 survived the accident.
© Shout/reportdigital.co.uk