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Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Datum:woensdag 20 februari 1952
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VX492
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1950
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Soedan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Soedan
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Valetta had just departed from Khartoum when the no. 1 engine rpm began to fluctuate. The pilot decided to return to the airport. After touchdown, the airplane swung off the side of the runway and impacted a ridge of sand.

Bronnen:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
» 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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