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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Datum:donderdag 29 maart 1951
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VW187
Constructienummer: 343
Bouwjaar: 1949-01-25 (2 years 2 months)
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:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Oeganda)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Oeganda
Beschrijving:
An engine failure forced the crew to abort the takeoff. The Valetta could not be stopped on the runway and overshot.

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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