ASN Aircraft accident Avro 685 York C.1 MW247 Oakington RAF Station
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Date:Wednesday 11 June 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic a685 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 685 York C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: MW247
MSN:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft 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.

Classification:
Gear-up landing
Runway mishap

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


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