Accident
Last updated: 22 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Montag 30 Juni 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW164
Werknummer: 334
Baujahr: 1948-12-24 (3 years 6 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:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudan) show on map
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
An engine surge in the nr.1 engine forced the crew to abort the takeoff. At the end of the runway the Valetta ran into a hole. It swerved and hit a house.

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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