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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 12 June 1957
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW165
MSN: 335
First flight: 1948-12-29 (8 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beihan Airport (BHN) (   Yemen)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Beihan Airport (BHN/ODAB), Yemen
The Valetta stalled on finals and hit the ground. The tailwheel collapsed.

Loss of control

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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