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Tragic news : Three BA cabin crew killed in New Years Eve car crash

Old Jan 1, 20, 11:33 am
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Tragic news : Three BA cabin crew killed in New Years Eve car crash

As this is now in the media I feel it is safe to post this.
This is a tragic accident and as they are members of the BA family it feels especially so.
https://news.sky.com/story/heathrow-...-dead-11898963
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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:38 am
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Tragic car crash involving BA crew

Hello all, the BA crew community is currently coming to terms with the difficult news that three colleagues have lost their lives, and one further hospitalised in a critical condition, in the car accident on the Heathrow perimeter road last night, Dec. 31st.

I am posting this should anyone feel compelled to support the go-fund me link below. Many thanks.

News source
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-50964798
Funds are being raised should anyone like to support
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ba-angels...pd+share-sheet
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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:39 am
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Originally Posted by Can I help you View Post
As this is now in the media I feel it is safe to post this.
This is a tragic accident and as they are members of the BA family it feels especially so.
https://news.sky.com/story/heathrow-...-dead-11898963
thank you for posting, and my thoughts and sympathies are with the friends, family and colleagues of those involved in this tragedy.

Iím so grateful for everything that BA CC do, and this incident really puts into perspective some of the first world problems we face travelling with a stark reminder of reality.

Rest In Peace
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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:40 am
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Originally Posted by Can I help you View Post
As this is now in the media I feel it is safe to post this.
This is a tragic accident and as they are members of the BA family it feels especially so.
https://news.sky.com/story/heathrow-...-dead-11898963
Terribly sad. Our thoughts are with the families, friends and fellow crew members.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:42 am
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Originally Posted by smiles in the aisles View Post
Hello all, the BA crew community is currently coming to terms with the difficult news that three colleagues have lost their lives, and one further hospitalised in a critical condition, in the car accident on the Heathrow perimeter road last night, Dec. 31st.

I am posting this should anyone feel compelled to support the go-fund me link below. Many thanks.

News source
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-50964798
Funds are being raised should anyone like to support
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ba-angels...pd+share-sheet
Very sad news, a terrible car accident. Our thoughts and sympathy go out to fellow crew members and the families.

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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:46 am
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I am extremely sorry to read of this, I know from past incidents that the whole company will be affected by a terrible accident like this. Thank you for posting, not just in terms of fundraising angle, but also I guess passengers can do their bit by being sensitive to this event, in terms of any dealings they have with BA staff members in the immediate period ahead of us.

My condolences to the family, friends and all those who knew the victims of this crash.

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Old Jan 1, 20, 12:22 pm
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Very sad indeed. Staff were informed by email this morning offering counselling and support with a few posts on social media suggesting something now subsequently confirmed.

Two of them had worked yesterday but none of them were travelling to or from work at the time of the accident. Nice to see the Go Fund Me Page doing quite well but absolutely devastating that it has of course been necessary.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
I am extremely sorry to read of this, I know from past incidents that the whole company will be affected by a terrible accident like this. Thank you for posting, not just in terms of fundraising angle, but also I guess passengers can do their bit by being sensitive to this event, in terms of any dealings they have with BA staff members in the immediate period ahead of us.

My condolences to the family, friends and all those who knew the victims of this crash.
Terribly sad news, I second what you wrote here.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 12:45 pm
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The police appeal for witnesses is here

https://www.surrey.police.uk/news/su...r-in-stanwell/

Emergency services were called to the scene at the junction of Bedfont Road and Long Lane at 11.39pm following the collision between a white Mercedes HGV and a white Toyota Yaris. The HGV left the road and ended up in Longford River, which runs parallel with Bedfont Road.

Two men aged 25 and 23 and a woman aged 20 who were in the Yaris died at the scene, and a 25 year-old woman, also in the Yaris is in hospital in a serious condition. Their next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital as a precaution. No arrests have been made. The road remains closed while recovery of the HGV takes place this morning.

Sergeant Chris Schultze from the Surrey and Sussex Roads Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of those involved in this collision at what is an extremely difficult time.

“We are continuing to appeal for witnesses to what happened and would urge anyone who may have any video footage, CCTV or dashcam or any other kind, to get in touch with us. Please report any information via 101 and quote the reference number PR/P19303422.”
This is the local news page on the incident, which is being updated

https://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/sur...-live-17496587
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Old Jan 1, 20, 1:17 pm
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I'm so sorry to hear about this. My condolences to all the BA team, and to their friends and family.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 1:48 pm
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In case in anyone wants to contribute there is a GoFund page for the BA Angels. Very sad news. 😢
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:19 pm
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Can only add to the condolancies offered both to their BA family and their none work friends and family. There's never a good time for tradegy like this but it being NYE feels like an even sadder event.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:39 pm
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Awful, awful, awful. It's not far off from the road I used to commute on to work, I recognised some of the warehouses in the photos on the news. Donated.
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Old Jan 1, 20, 2:47 pm
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Deepest condolences to friends and family and all at BA.

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Old Jan 1, 20, 3:08 pm
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How utterly sad. Like many posters on here I know the road well and have driven it many times, especially late at night. Itís awful that three people have been lost in such a tragic accident. I hope, as Iím sure everyone else does, that the fourth person is able to make a full recovery and also inform the police how the accident occurred so near to their place of work.
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