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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Friday 5 August 1955
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW140
MSN: 310
First flight: 1948-07-22 (7 years )
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,2 km (2 mls) N of Fayid RAF Station (   Egypt)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Fayid RAF Station, Egypt
The Valetta belly landed after an engine fire warning failed during a single-engine overshoot.

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