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Last updated: 18 May 2021
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Date:Thursday 4 September 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW314
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:Habbaniya RAF Station (   Iraq)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Destroyed by fire in a hangar during servicing.

Classification:
Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground

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


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