Descripción del Accidente ASN 20 JAN 1954 Vickers Valetta C.1 VL282 - Lyneham-RAF Station (LYE)
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Estado:
Fecha:mircoles 20 enero 1954
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VL282
Numéro de série: 309
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,2 km (2 milles) SSW of Lyneham-RAF Station (LYE) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lyneham RAF Station (LYE/EGDL), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (LFMI), Francia
Descripción:
Elevator control failed after takeoff, causing the Valetta to climb steeply. The aircraft stalled and impacted farm terrain.
The aircraft was engaged in transporting RAF personnel and their families to the air base at Istres in France.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)
» Daily Mail, 21 Jan 1954


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Distance from Lyneham RAF Station to Istres-Le Tubé Air Base as the crow flies is 1020 km (637 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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