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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:Saturday 26 June 1954
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Skyways
Registration: G-AGNY
C/n / msn: 1226
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kyritz (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Germany
Destination airport:Berlin (unknown airport), Germany
Narrative:
The Avro York was descending from a height of 7500 feet when the no. 1 engine separated from the wing. Control was lost and the aircraft dived into the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Could not be determined."

Classification:
Engine separation
Loss of control

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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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