Accident description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 2 January 1954
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX538
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Aden (   Yemen)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA), Yemen
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Valetta sank back on take-off, landing on its belly.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» 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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