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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 2 August 1956
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW812
C/n / msn: 373
First flight: 1949-04-29 (7 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Al Mahfid Airport (   Yemen)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Al Mahfid Airport, Yemen
Narrative:
The Valetta lost directional control, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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