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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:Dienstag 17 Juli 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW824
Werknummer: 385
Baujahr: 1949-06-10 (2 years 1 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fayid RAF Station (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Fayid RAF Station, Ägypten
Flug nach:?
The Valetta departed RAF Fayid, but soon after takeoff a propeller ran away. The prop could not be feathered and the crew decided to return to the airport. An emergency belly landing was made.

» David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)
» 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


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