Airplane Crash - Off Copenhagen, Denmark 02/08/1949

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Copenhagen, Denmark


Date02/08/1949
Time19:56
LocationOff Copenhagen, Denmark
OperatorScandinavian Airlines (SAS)
RouteParis - Copenhagen
TypeVickers 628 Viking 1B
RegistrationOY-DLU
Cn/In199
Aboard27
Fatalities27
Ground0
SummaryCrashed in the sea off the Swedish coast after the pilot was told to enter a holding pattern for Copenhagen, since it was closed to inbound traffic. The aircraft was directed to land on Runway 22 but failed to make the landing. The wreckage was found a month later on the bottom of the ocean. Cause undetermined.

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