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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Monday 3 October 1955
Type:Vickers Valetta C.2
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX571
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1950
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nicosia Airport (NIC) (   Cyprus)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Nicosia Airport (NIC/LCNC), Cyprus
Narrative:
The crew were performing a single-engine overshoot when it lost height. A belly landing was made.

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


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