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Last updated: 21 March 2018
Datum:Dienstag 1 Februar 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Avro 685 York I
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-AGJD
Werknummer: 1210
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tripoli-Castel Benito Airport (TIP) (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Tripoli-Castel Benito Airport (TIP/HLLT), Libyen
Flug nach:?
The Avro York swung to the right during a crosswind takeoff, overcorrected and crashed.


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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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