§ 65. Mr. Janner
asked the Minister of Transport how many people have been killed in air, rail and road accidents, respectively, during 1947, 1948, and the first nine months of 1949.
§ Mr. Callaghan
I will circulate the figures in HANSARD. Those relating to air accidents have been given to me by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Civil Aviation.
Following are the figures:
The numbers of persons killed in air, rail and road accidents in 1947, 1948 and the first nine months of 1949 are as follow:91W
Air Rail Road British Aircraft Foreign Aircraft A B C D 1947 … … … 81 12 121 4,881 1948 … … … 107 93 74 4,513 1949— 1st January to 30th September … … … 91 — 9 3,383 Notes: 1. The air accidents to which the figures in columns A and B relate are those notifiable under the Air Navigation (Investigation of Accidents) Regulations, 1922. 2. The figures in column A include fatalities resulting from accidents to United Kingdom registered aircraft which occurred outside the United Kingdom. 3. The figures in column A exclude fatalities resulting from accidents to R.A.F., Naval or Ministry of Supply military prototype aircraft. 4. The figures for 1949 in column A include seven fatalities resulting from accident to aircraft engaged on the Berlin airlift. 5. The figures in column C relate to train accidents, i.e. accidents occurring to trains on the permanent way.