Accident Vickers Valetta T.3 WG265, Wednesday 28 January 1953
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Date:Wednesday 28 January 1953
Time:
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: WG265
MSN: 513
Year of manufacture:1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Lichfield RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Lichfield RAF Station
Narrative:
The Valetta crew was practicing a single engine approach when the right hand wing dropped. The aircraft veered to the right and impacted the ground.
It served with RAF 6 ANS.

Sources:

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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