- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 18, 1956
Time: 13:23
Location: Near Zurrieg, Malta
Operator: Scottish Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Malta - London
AC Type: Avro 685 York C-1
Registration: G-ANSY
cn / ln: MW193
Aboard: 50   (passengers:45  crew:5)
Fatalities: 50   (passengers:45  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft took off from Luqua Airport in Malta bound for England when smoke was seen coming from the left engine. Shortly thereafter it banked to the left and plunged almost vertically into cliffs. Engine failure due to cracks in the boost enrichment capsule and the failure of the captain to stop the leftward swing of the aircraft using the rudder. Failure to correct the nose high attitude and failure to feather the No. 1 engine.
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