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Last updated: 25 June 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 6 Oktober 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Avro 685 York C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: MW125
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:160 km (100 Meilen) W vom Land entfernt von Penang, Malaysia [Bay of Bengal] (   Indian Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Flug nach:Penang International Airport (PEN/WMKP), Malaysia
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at sea.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Indian Express - Oct 10, 1946


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Distance from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport to Penang International Airport as the crow flies is 2297 km (1436 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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