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Last updated: 12 June 2021
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Fecha:domingo 6 octubre 1946
Tipo:Avro 685 York C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: MW125
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:160 km (100 milles) W de la costa de Penang, Malaysia [Bay of Bengal] (   Océano Índico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Penang International Airport (PEN/WMKP), Malasia
Descripción:
Crashed at sea.

Fuentes:
» 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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