The Day The Skies Went Black

15 February 2017

Salford University, Salford


A personal story of the Manchester Air Disaster (BA Airtours B737).  Peter was present at the aircraft throughout the whole day, one of his jobs was to photograph everything. This presentation gives the whole story, good and bad, what went right and what went wrong but specifically covers the airport and its staff during and following such an event, who are the victims? The results of the AAIB investigation and how the recommendations from this one event significantly changed the aviation industry

Commences at 19.00.


Speaker Details

Peter Hampson, Airport Solutions


Salford University, Salford

Room B2 Newton Room
B2 Newton Building
Salford University
43 Crescent
Salford M5 4WT 

Directions to the Newton Building University of Salford

BY CAR walking distance 100m

Park in the pay and display car park in front of the Salford Museum and Art Gallery The Crescent M5 4WU

Walk down the steps at the far end of the car park and walk diagonally left across the private car park. The Newton is the brick building on your left.

BY TRAIN Walking distance 100m

Turn left out of Crescent Station and left down University Rd. Turn right at the Round about and then right at the junction. The Newton is the brick building on your right.