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Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Date:Wednesday 17 October 1945
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW161
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Riccall RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Riccall RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A tyre burst on takeoff from RAF Riccall. The airplane returned and carried out a belly landing.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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