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Last updated: 26 January 2021
Status:
Date:Saturday 29 March 1941
Type:Vickers Valentia
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 264
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jijiga Air Base (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Vickers Valentia was destroyed by strafing Italian aircraft at Jijiga. A Junkers Ju-52/3M (serial 660) was also destroyed during the strafing.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» avcom Forum: SAAF: January 1920 to Present


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