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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 17 abril 1957
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VW832
Numéro de série: 393
Año de Construcción: 1949-06-30 (7 years 10 months)
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Queria (   Jordania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Aqaba-King Hussein International Airport (AQJ/OJAQ), Jordania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Habbaniya RAF Station, Irak
Descripción:
Left wing separated after encountering turbulence; crashed 5 minutes after takeoff.

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


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VW832 Pictured at Aqaba on the day of the accident.
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RAF Vickers Valetta VW832, Jordan, 1957.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Aqaba-King Hussein International Airport to Habbaniya RAF Station as the crow flies is 906 km (566 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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