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Last updated: 22 April 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 20 Februar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VX492
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudan)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Valetta had just departed from Khartoum when the no. 1 engine rpm began to fluctuate. The pilot decided to return to the airport. After touchdown, the airplane swung off the side of the runway and impacted a ridge of sand.

Informationsquelle:
» 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
» UK Serials


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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