Narrative:Avro Tudor G-AGSU took off for a test flight and climbed to 50-80 feet. The right hand wingtip then struck the ground until the aircraft crashed into trees, ending up in a pond.
|Date:||23 AUG 1947|
|Type:||Avro 689 Tudor 2|
|Operator:||UK Ministry of Supply|
|C/n / msn:|| 1235|
|First flight:|| 1946|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Woodford Airport (WFD) (United Kingdom)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Woodford Airport (WFD/EGCD), United Kingdom|
|Destination airport:||Woodford Airport (WFD/EGCD), United Kingdom|
Chief Designer for the Avro Company, Roy Chadwick, was killed in the accident along with three other crew members.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Incorrect assembly of the aileron control circuit.
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