Accident Avro 685 York C.1 G-ANRC,
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Date:Wednesday 22 September 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic a685 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro 685 York C.1
Owner/operator:Scottish Airlines
Registration: G-ANRC
MSN: Set 60
Year of manufacture:1947
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Merlin
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:London-Stansted Airport (STN) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS)
Destination airport:
The Avro York swung violently to the left during a crosswind takeoff. The pilot overcorrected and the aircraft swung to the right. Takeoff was aborted and the left main gear collapsed. It came to rest on the side of the runway. A fire broke out and destroyed the plane.



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