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Princess Diana visits Purley rail crash survivors

Title
Princess Diana visits Purley rail crash survivors
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
6 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:38
Description
Michael O’Neill reports on the visit of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales to survivors of the Purley train crash at South London’s Mayday University Hospital. Dr Cambere Hashami(?) says survivors are plagued with nightmares; victims Jean McAllister and Steve Chilcraft(?) say the visit was a great boost. The princess also met 4 year old James Watson and train driver Robert Morgan.
Contributors
Michael O’Neill; Cambere(?) Hashami(?); Jean McAllister; Steve Chilcraft(?)
Keywords
London; Hospitals; Royal visits; Trains; Royal family; Royalty; Railway accidents; Princess Diana; Princess of Wales; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Purley; Mayday University Hospital; Robert Morgan; James Watson; Purley station railway accident (1989)

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