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Last updated: 21 July 2019
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Date:Wednesday 28 November 1956
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW183
C/n / msn: 339
First flight: 1949-01-10 (7 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (   Yemen)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ataq Airport (AXK/ODAT), Yemen
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
During takeoff from Ataq the airplane collided with some goats, damaging the undercarriage. A belly landing was carried out at RAF Khormaksar.

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


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