Accident
Last updated: 20 August 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 18 Januar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW823
Werknummer: 384
Baujahr: 1949-06-03 (2 years 8 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:Kasfareet RAF Station (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kasfareet RAF Station, Ägypten
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Valetta was parked at RAF Kasfareet and the nr.1 engine was being run up in preparation for departure. Then the aircraft nosed over against the brakes. It fell back, causing severe damage to the tail.

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
» UK Serials


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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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