Accident Avro 685 York C.1 MW228, Thursday 16 January 1947
ASN logo
 

Date:Thursday 16 January 1947
Time:
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: MW228
MSN:
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Merlin
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Oakington -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Oakington RAF Station
Narrative:
The undercarriage was just partly down as the York landed on RAF Oakington. The landing gear collapsed on touchdown.

Sources:

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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org