Month: September 1973

  • United by Love

    United by Love

    Daily Mirror September 26, 1973 A couple united by tragedy share joy of a new love. He is John Newell, whose wife and two children died in a plane crash She is the 20-year-old Swiss Salvation Army girl who comforted him. Now the couple, pictured at John’s home in Redfield, Bristol, plan to marry in…

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  • Plane tragedy husband to wed again

    Plane tragedy husband to wed again

    By GRAEME BOWD, Daily Mail, Wednesday September 26th 1973 JOHN NEWELL lost his family last April when an airliner taking West Country women and children to Switzerland on a day trip crashed in a snowstorm near Basle killing 108 people. But now, out of that tragedy, a new love has been born.  For John Newell…

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