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Last updated: 24 July 2019
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Date:Friday 30 September 1955
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW845
C/n / msn: 406
First flight: 1949-09-07 (6 years )
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mukeiras Airport (UKR) (   Yemen)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mukeiras Airport (UKR/ODAM), Yemen
Narrative:
The Valetta sank while on finals to Mukeiras Airport. It hit the ground, lost directional control and tipped up.

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


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