Accident Vickers Valetta C.1 VX557, Wednesday 4 August 1954
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Date:Wednesday 4 August 1954
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: VX557
Year of manufacture:1950
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bahrain-Muhurraq RAF Station -   Bahrain
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Bahrain-Muhurraq RAF Station
Destination airport:
The undercarriage jammed after takeoff. The Valetta crash-landed, causing the undercarriage to collapse.


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

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