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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 26 mei 1950
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VX497
Constructienummer: 443
Bouwjaar: 1950
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Valetta crew attempted to avoid a person on the runway but could not correct their swing. The undercarriage collapsed and the plane slid to a halt on its belly.

Bronnen:
» 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
» David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)


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