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Last updated: 11 April 2021
Date:Wednesday 4 August 1954
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX557
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bahrain-Muhurraq RAF Station (   Bahrain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Bahrain-Muhurraq RAF Station, Bahrain
Destination airport:?
The undercarriage jammed after takeoff. The Valetta crash-landed, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

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