Accident Vickers Valetta C.1 WD165, Wednesday 5 September 1956
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Date:Wednesday 5 September 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic vltt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Valetta C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WD165
MSN: 494
Year of manufacture:1950
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km off Car Nicobar Airport (CBD) -   India
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Car Nicobar Airport (CBD/VOCX)
An engine failed while on approach to the Car Nicobar Island Airport. The Valetta ditched just offshore.


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

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