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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Monday 1 February 1954
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW206
C/n / msn: 362
First flight: 1949-04-01 (4 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mukeiras Airport (UKR) (   Yemen)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mukeiras Airport (UKR/ODAM), Yemen
Narrative:
The airplane bounced on landing. The undercarriage was retracted to stop the plane.

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Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)


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