Accident
Last updated: 3 September 2014
Status:
Datum:vrijdag 18 januari 1952
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VW823
Constructienummer: 384
Bouwjaar: 1949-06-03 (2 years 8 months)
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kasfareet RAF Station (   Egypte)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kasfareet RAF Station, Egypte
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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 Networkĺs 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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