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Datum:Sonntag 20 Oktober 1946
Zeit:07:27
Flugzeugtyp:Avro 685 York C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: MW208
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft could not gain height when the no. 2 engine failed on takeoff. The York subsequently crashed.
The flight originated in the United Kingdom.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Indian Express - Oct 21, 1946


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