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Status:
Date:Tuesday 11 February 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW242
MSN:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Waterbeach RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Waterbeach RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
The landing gear collapsed during a heavy landing.

Classification:
Heavy landing
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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