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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Datum:woensdag 11 november 1953
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VX490
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1950
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Singapore Island (   Singapore)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapore
Vliegveld van aankomst:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapore
Beschrijving:
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.

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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