Narrative:One engine lost power during a night takeoff. The York lost directional control and the undercarriage was retracted to stop the plane.
|Date:||Saturday 30 July 1949|
|Type:||Avro 685 York C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|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)|
|Departure airport:||Wunstorf RAF Station, Germany|
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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.