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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 24 May 1961
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Trans Mediterranean Airways - TMA
Registration: OD-ACO
C/n / msn: 1222
First flight: 1945
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Azaiba Airfield (   Oman)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Azaiba Airfield, Oman
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The left tyre of the Avro York plane burst on takeoff. A forced landing was carried out back at Azaiba and the aircraft swung off the runway, collapsing the undercarriage.



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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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