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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 August 1958
Type:Vickers Valetta T.4
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WJ467
C/n / msn: 592
First flight: 1952-02-07 (6 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,8 km (3 mls) NW of Leeming RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeming RAF Station (EGXE), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Leeming RAF Station (EGXE), United Kingdom
Narrative:
The Valetta was engaged in a training flight out of RAF Leeming. During single engine flight, the working engine lost power. The aircraft could not maintain height and bellylanded in a field.

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing
Forced landing outside airport

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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