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Last updated: 27 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 25 noviembre 1952
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VW203
Numéro de série: 359
Año de Construcción: 1949-03-22 (3 years 8 months)
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2,4 km (1.5 milles) W of Boscombe Down RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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.

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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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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