Accident Vickers Valetta C.1 VX515,
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Date:Tuesday 4 August 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic vltt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Valetta C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX515
Year of manufacture:1950
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Aqaba Airport (AQJ) -   Jordan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Aqaba-King Hussein International Airport (AQJ/OJAQ)
After touchdown the left main wheel separated from the oleo. The oleo was then forced into the runway, causing the plane to swing around causing the entire undercarriage to fail.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
UK Serials


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