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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Dienstag 2 September 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Viking C.2
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VL245
Werknummer: 144
Baujahr: 1946-07-09 (1 year 2 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) S of Aberdeen-Dyce Airport (ABZ) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Aberdeen-Dyce Airport (ABZ/EGPD), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
The aircraft lost an engine while climbing out. Unable to gain height the crew force landed in a field at Newhills. The Viking was part of the King's Flight.

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


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