ASN Aircraft accident Avro 685 York C.1 G-AMUV Gurgaon
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Date:Sunday 25 May 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic a685 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Dan-Air Services
Registration: G-AMUV
MSN:
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gurgaon (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Destination airport:Delhi (unknown airport), India
Narrative:
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."

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

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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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