INVITATION JCI Staines Memorial – London – June 18, 2015

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

Practical information


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).

Interesting information

In case of rain, bring your umbrella.

Check also the website about the Staines disaster:

Dominiek Callewier President Staines Foundation 

Olivier De Block Chief delegate

1 Comment

  1. My husband, Wiley Roger Weaver was on the flight. My family was nor aware of the memorial, and are pleased that all are not forgotten. Can you give me additional information. Thank you, Mary Richardson……phone # in the USA 420-836-0847. thank you,

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