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Accident description
Last updated: 28 May 2015
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Date:Tuesday 15 March 1949
Type:Avro 685 York I
Operator:Skyways
Registration: G-AHFI
C/n / msn: 1316
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Berlin-Gatow (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Berlin-R.A.F. Gatow Airport (GWW/EDBG), Germany
Narrative:
The Avro York lost control while approaching Gatow; the port wing dropped and the aircraft dived into the ground.

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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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