Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 18 enero 1952
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VW823
Numéro de série: 384
Año de Construcción: 1949-06-03 (2 years 8 months)
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Kasfareet RAF Station (   Egipto)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kasfareet RAF Station, Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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