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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Monday 2 December 1946
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW268
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Narrative:
The York undershot the Luqa runway causing the undercarriage to collapse.

Classification:

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


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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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