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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 15 June 1956
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX521
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ipoh (   Malaysia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Valetta was a on a supply dropping mission when it stalled and crashed into a jungle-covered hillside.

Classification:
Loss of control

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


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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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