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Last updated: 12 May 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 11 noviembre 1953
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: VX490
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción: 1950
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Singapore Island (   Singapur)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Descripción:
The Valetta departed Singapore-Changi RAF Station and the pilot reported he wanted to climb to 4000 feet. In the middle of a later radio transmission contact was lost. The aircraft probably broke up in a storm. It was operating on a post-maintenance test flight.

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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