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Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:Monday 4 December 1950
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW805
C/n / msn: 366
First flight: 1949-04-12 (1 year 8 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kabrit RAF Station (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kabrit RAF Station, Egypt
Narrative:
The Valetta was performing a single engine overshoot when the aircraft descended. A belly landing was made.

Sources:
» 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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