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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Samstag 2 April 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WD163
Werknummer: 492
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Lahad Datu Airport (LDU/WBKD), Malaysia
The aileron control locked, causing the airplane to swing on landing. The undercarriage collapsed.

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


photo of Vickers-Valetta-C-1-WD163
accident date: 02-04-1955
type: Vickers Valetta C.1
registration: WD163
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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