Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 2 November 1957
Type:Vickers Valetta T.3
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WJ470
C/n / msn: 595
First flight: 1952-03-12 (5 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI) (   United Kingdom) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI/EGJB), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Directional control was lost during a crosswind landing. The airplane hit an embankment and a building, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

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 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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