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Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:Saturday 3 November 1945
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW120
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:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML) (   Sri Lanka)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Narrative:
The York slid off the side of the runway after an undercarriage leg collapsed.

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


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