Runway excursion Accident Avro 685 York C.1 MW250, Tuesday 28 May 1946
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Date:Tuesday 28 May 1946
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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: MW250
MSN:
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Merlin
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Stradishall RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Stradishall RAF Station
Narrative:
The brakes failed on landing at RAF Stradishall. The York overran the runway and ran through a ditch, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

Sources:

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

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