Accident Vickers Valetta C.1 VW833, Tuesday 10 April 1951
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Date:Tuesday 10 April 1951
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: VW833
MSN: 395
Year of manufacture:1949
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Zalingei -   Sudan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN)
Destination airport:El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS)
The Valetta crew had to carry out a forced landing in a dry river bed as a result of fuel exhaustion. The aircraft was on a ferry flight.


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
David Garbett (E-mail, 10-3-2011)

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