Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 20 febrero 1952
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VX492
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción: 1950
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:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudán) show on map
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Valetta had just departed from Khartoum when the nr.1 engine rpm began to fluctuate. The pilot decided to return to the airport. After touchdown, the airplane swung off the side of the runway and impacted a ridge of sand.

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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