Gear-up landing Accident Vickers Valetta C.1 VW140, Friday 5 August 1955
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Date:Friday 5 August 1955
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: VW140
MSN: 310
Year of manufacture:1948
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3,2 km N of Fayid RAF Station -   Egypt
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Fayid RAF Station
The Valetta belly landed after an engine fire warning failed during a single-engine overshoot.


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

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