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Fecha:jueves 21 septiembre 1950
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VX499
Numéro de série: 445
Año de Construcción: 1950
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:13 km (8.1 milles) de la costa de Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (ADE) (   Yemen)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (ADE/ODAA), Yemen
Descripción:
The Valetta was practicing a single engine (asymmetric) overshoot at RAF Khormaksar when the remaining engine failed. The aircraft ditched off the coast.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
» David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)


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