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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:dinsdag 7 juli 1936
Type:Vickers Valentia
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: K3166
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mersa Matruh Airport (MUH) (   Egypte)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Heliopolis RAF Station (HEAZ), Egypte
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mersa Matruh Airport (MUH/HEMM), Egypte
Beschrijving:
The Vickers Valentia transport aircraft of No. 216 (Bomber Transport) RAF Squadron, Heliopolis, crashed whilst engaged in a night flying exercise. The aircraft came into land to one side of a flare path, lost height from 800 feet with side slip, struck the aerodrome fence, hit ground with a wing, and turned over before catching fire from a Holt flare.
Of the 13 on board, 7 were killed (3 non RAF) and 6 injured (4 non RAF).

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» Flight July 16, 1936
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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Heliopolis RAF Station en Mersa Matruh Airport bedraagt 416 km (260 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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