- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 05, 1949
Time: ?
Location: Caravelas Bay, Brazil
Operator: British South American Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Avro 685 York 1
Registration: G-AHEX
cn / ln: 1301
Aboard: 17   (passengers:11  crew:6)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:3  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: A blown tire during takeoff led to damage to the landing gear, engine and oil line. Lack of oil caused loss of the engine and the crew was not able to feather the prop. This led to overspeeding and an engine fire. The plane made a spiral descent and crashed to the ground.
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