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Last updated: 6 May 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 13 april 1954
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Scottish Airlines
Registratie: G-AMUM
Constructienummer: Set 65
Bouwjaar: 1947
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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."



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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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