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Status:
Datum:Samstag 2 August 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VX540
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:N of Kuala Lumpur (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Valetta VX540 was on a re-supply mission for SAS troops near the Hulu Langat Forest Reserve on Operation Firedog when it was crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» 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
» Malaya Historical Group
» UK Serials


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