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Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 22 August 1957
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VX491
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Perak (   Malaysia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Valetta flew into a hill, possibly following an engine failure.

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


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