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Fecha:viernes 26 mayo 1950
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VX497
Numéro de série: 443
Año de Construcción: 1950
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Valetta crew attempted to avoid a person on the runway but could not correct their swing. The undercarriage collapsed and the plane slid to a halt on its belly.

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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