Airplane Crash - Near Coventry, Warks, England 02/19/1949

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Coventry, Warks, England


Date02/19/1949
LocationNear Coventry, Warks, England
OperatorBritish European Airways / Military - British
RouteLondon - Glasgow
TypeDouglas DC-3 / Avro Anson
RegistrationG-AHCW/VV243
Cn/In13308
Aboard14
Fatalities14
Ground0
SummaryMidair collision between a DC-3 and a RAF Avro Anson at 4,500 feet. Both planes disintegrated and fell to the ground. Ten killed on the DC-3, four on the Avro Anson. Failure on the part of the pilot of each aircraft to ensure the maintenance of an effective lookout.

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