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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 2 March 1956
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW861
C/n / msn: 419
First flight: 1949-10-19 (6 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cameron Highlands (   Malaysia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed while dropping supplies to 22 SAS in the Cameron Highlands.

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 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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