Sec­onds From Dis­as­ter – Sink­ing The Coven­try

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - TV HIGHLIGHTS -

(TV1, astro Ch 101 / hyp­pTV Ch 101, 7pm) This doc­u­men­tary looks at his­tor­i­cally rel­e­vant man­made and nat­u­ral dis­as­ters, analysing the causes and look­ing at cir­cum­stances that af­fected the event. us­ing re-en­act­ments and in­ter­views, it looks at how the hMSCoven­try – a bri­tish de­stroyer – was sunk by a low-level bomb at­tack from ar­gen­tinian jets dur­ing the Falk­lands War in 1982. What caused the ship to cap­size within 20 min­utes and claim the lives of 20 sailors?

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