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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:Wednesday 11 August 1948
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW259
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:Desford RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Desford RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Two engines lost power. The aircraft belly landed at RAF Desford and skidded. It hit a bump and broke up.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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