ASN Aircraft accident Vickers Valetta C.1 WD160 Gemas
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Date:Tuesday 23 February 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic vltt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WD160
MSN: 489
First flight: 1950-10-19 (3 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:22,5 km (14.1 mls) S of Gemas (   Malaysia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the side of the cloud-shrouded Gunung Ledang, also known as Mount Ophir (1276 m high).

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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


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