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Crash of a Vickers 607 Valetta C.1 in RAF Odiham: 2 killed

Accident description

  • Aug 19, 1952
  • VL266
  • Flight
  • Training
  • No
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Odiham - Odiham
  • 171
  • 1948
  • Odiham AFB, Hampshire
  • UK
  • Europe
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • The crew was completing a local training mission at RAF Odiham, Hampshire. While flying in the vicinity of the airbase with one engine voluntarily inoperative, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in a field. Both crew members were killed, among them a RAAF Officer.