Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 10 November 1948
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW270
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wunstorf RAF Station (   Germany)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wunstorf RAF Station (ETNW), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The airspeed indicator failed during takeoff. The pilot aborted the takeoff and the undercarriage was raised to stop the plane.

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 Networkĺs 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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