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Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:Sunday 3 November 1946
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW225
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:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The undercarriage was raised prematurely on takeoff and became jammed. A belly landing was carried out.

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


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