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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Friday 17 June 1960
Type:Vickers Valetta C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VW803
MSN: 364
First flight: 1949-04-06 (11 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mukeiras Airport (UKR) (   Yemen)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mukeiras Airport (UKR/ODAM), Yemen
The brakes failed on landing. The Valetta ran off the runway and the undercarriage collapsed.

Runway excursion

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photo of Vickers-Valetta-C-1-VW803
accident date: 17-06-1960
type: Vickers Valetta C.1
registration: VW803
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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