Narrative:The no. 4 engine failed shortly after takeoff. The aircraft climbed to 550 feet when the no. 3 engines rpm dropped. Height could not be maintained and an attempt to restart no. 4 engine failed. The aircraft then crash-landed.
|Date:||Sunday 19 June 1949|
|Type:||Avro 685 York C.1|
|C/n / msn:|| PC4494|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Engines:|| 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Neustadt ( Germany)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
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.