Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 30 July 1949
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW145
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:
One engine lost power during a night takeoff. The York lost directional control and the undercarriage was retracted to stop the plane.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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