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Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Datum:Dienstag 10 April 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW833
Werknummer: 395
Baujahr: 1949-07-06 (1 year 9 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Zalingei (   Sudan)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Flug nach:El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS), Sudan
Unfallbericht:
The Valetta crew had to carry out a forced landing in a dry river bed as a result of fuel exhaustion. The aircraft was on a ferry flight.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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Distance from Kano International Airport to El Fasher Airport as the crow flies is 1819 km (1137 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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