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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 30 October 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW111
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:Negombo RAF Station (   Sri Lanka)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The undercarriage collapsed. The aircraft was not repaired.

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


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