Accident Vickers Valetta T.3 WG258, Thursday 7 May 1953
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Date:Thursday 7 May 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic vltt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Valetta T.3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WG258
MSN: 506
Year of manufacture:1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:40 km W off Hartland Point, United Kingdom -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hullavington RAF Station
Destination airport:
The Valetta T.3, serving with RAF 1 ANS, departed RAF Hullavington for a routine air navigation sortie. The aircraft crashed at sea for unknown reasons.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
UK Serials Resource Centre - Serials in range WG


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