Accident
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 26 Februar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW827
Werknummer: 388
Baujahr: 1949-06-20 (2 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Abingdon RAF Station (ABB) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was on a training flight with a simulated number 1 engine failure. The engine was shut down and the propeller was feathered. Then the remaining engine began to fail due to magneto problems. The crew attempted to unfeather the nr. 1 prop in order to restart the engine. They failed to unfeather the prop and a forced landing was carried out.

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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Distance from Abingdon RAF Station to Abingdon RAF Station as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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