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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 16 January 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW228
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:Oakington (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Oakington RAF Station, United Kingdom
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


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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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