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Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Fecha:domingo 21 febrero 1954
Tipo:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WJ494
Numéro de série: 579
Año de Construcción: 1951-08-08 (2 years 7 months)
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2,4 km (1.5 milles) S of Singapore-Changi RAF Station (   Singapur)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Descripción:
The Valetta was on a singe engine approach to RAF Changi when it lost height, contacted trees and crashed. The airplane caught fire.
The aircraft was serving with the RAF Far East Transport Wing and originated in Hong Kong before making a planned stop at Saigon.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Straits Times, 23 February 1954, Page 1


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Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Singapore-Changi RAF Station as the crow flies is 1087 km (679 miles).

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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