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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Fecha:martes 26 febrero 1952
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VW827
Numéro de série: 388
Año de Construcción: 1949-06-20 (2 years 8 months)
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Abingdon RAF Station (ABB) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The aircraft was on a training flight with a simulated number 1 engine failure. The engine was shut down and the propeller was feathered. Then the remaining engine began to fail due to magneto problems. The crew attempted to unfeather the no. 1 prop in order to restart the engine. They failed to unfeather the prop and a forced landing was carried out.

Fuentes:
» 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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