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Datum:zaterdag 2 augustus 1952
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VX540
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1950
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:N of Kuala Lumpur (   MaleisiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Valetta VX540 was on a re-supply mission for SAS troops near the Hulu Langat Forest Reserve on Operation Firedog when it was crashed.

Bronnen:
» 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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