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Last updated: 6 May 2021
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Fecha:martes 13 abril 1954
Tipo:Avro 685 York C.1
Operador:Scottish Airlines
Registración: G-AMUM
Numéro de série: Set 65
Año de Construcción: 1947
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The starter motor for one of the 4 engines failed, so the pilot decided to start the engine by windmiling the propeller during high-speed taxy-run. The engine started, but the aircraft could not be stopped on the runway and overran.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An error of judgement of the pilot, in that he failed to throttle back and apply his brakes in sufficient time to stop the aircraft from rolling forward beyond the end of the runway."



Fotos

photo of Avro-685-York-C-1-G-AMUM
accident date: 13-04-1954
type: Avro 685 York C.1
registration: G-AMUM
 
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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