Vliegtuigongeval op 12 JUL 1951 met Vickers Valetta C.1 VW194 - Lyneham-RAF Station (LYE)
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Datum:donderdag 12 juli 1951
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VW194
Constructienummer: 350
Bouwjaar: 1949-02-11 (2 years 5 months)
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,6 km (1 mijl) ENE of Lyneham-RAF Station (LYE) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lyneham RAF Station (LYE/EGDL), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dishforth RAF Station (EGXD), Verenigd Koninkrijk
The Valetta had returned from Malta and departed Lyneham on its way to RAF Dishforth. After takeoff an engine caught fire. The pilot attempted to return to the airport, but the propeller of the working engine was feathered. The aircraft flew into the ground.
There were three crew members and seven trainees on board.

» 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)
» The Times, Sat 14 Jul 1951


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Lyneham RAF Station en Dishforth RAF Station bedraagt 293 km (183 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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