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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 27 July 1948
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW311
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:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The York lost directional control on takeoff. The undercarriage collapsed.

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


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