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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:zaterdag 2 april 1955
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: WD163
Constructienummer: 492
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:Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) (   MaleisiŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lahad Datu Airport (LDU/WBKD), MaleisiŽ
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 Networkís 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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