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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 18 maart 1947
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: MW198
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) N of Negombo RAF Station (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Negombo RAF Station (CMB/VCBI), Sri Lanka
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Shortly after takeoff from RAF Negombo an engine failed. The York could not maintain altitude, struck trees and crashed.

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


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