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Last updated: 27 October 2020
Datum:Dienstag 25 November 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VW203
Werknummer: 359
Baujahr: 1949-03-22 (3 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) W of Boscombe Down RAF Station (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Großbritannien
The Valetta was in the approach circuit of RAF Boscombe Down at 2000 feet when it collided with an RAF de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.1 (WE258). Both aircraft crashed. The Valetta's occupants were injured but the Venom pilot died in the accident.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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