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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 June 1957
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW165
C/n / msn: 335
First flight: 1948-12-29 (8 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beihan Airport (BHN) (   Yemen)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Beihan Airport (BHN/ODAB), Yemen
Narrative:
The Valetta stalled on finals and hit the ground. The tailwheel collapsed.

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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