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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 16 November 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW293
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:Bombay-Santa Cruz Airport (BOM) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Narrative:
The aircraft yawed during a three-engined landing. The undercarriage was raised and the plane came to rest on its belly.

Classification:
Runway mishap

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


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