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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 November 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VX490
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Singapore Island (   Singapur)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Flug nach:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Unfallbericht:
The Valetta departed Singapore-Changi RAF Station and the pilot reported he wanted to climb to 4000 feet. In the middle of a later radio transmission contact was lost. The aircraft probably broke up in a storm. It was operating on a post-maintenance test flight.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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