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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 11 March 1952
Type:Avro 685 York I
Operator:Air Charter
Registration: G-AMGL
C/n / msn: 1354
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM) (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Germany
Narrative:
All 4 engines failed on final approach due to fuel exhaustion. A wheels-up forced landing was carried out.



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