Accident Avro 685 York C.1 MW188, Thursday 21 April 1949
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Date:Thursday 21 April 1949
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Type:Silhouette image of generic a685 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro 685 York C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW188
MSN:
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Merlin
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Gütersloh Airport (GUT) -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The York suffered a tyre burst on takeoff. The aircaft diverted to Gütersloh where the landing gear collapsed after touchdown.

Sources:

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

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