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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Date:Sunday 25 May 1958
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Dan-Air Services
Registration: G-AMUV
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gurgaon (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Destination airport:Delhi (unknown airport), India
A forced landing due to an in-flight fire was carried out near Gurgaon.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A fire in the air caused by an internal failure of no. 1 engine. During the ensuing forced-landing on rough terrain the aircraft broke up and was consumed by fire."


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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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