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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 11 June 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW247
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 RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Oakington RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
The crew forgot to lower the gear so the York bellylanded at RAF Oakington.

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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