1954 Aldbury Valetta Accident

1954 Aldbury Valetta Accident

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. On the 6 January 1954 WJ474 a twin-engined Vickers Valetta training aircraft of No. 2 Air Navigation School Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Bovingdon just after take off in bad weather. The Valetta was authorised to carry out a pilot and navigation exercise from RAF Thorney Island to RAF Bovingdon and return. The flight was also to be used to transport a Rugby team for a match at RAF Halton. The aircraft had completed the first leg from Thorney Island to Bovingdon with 16 passengers without incident. For the return flight an extra passenger was carried although the aircraft had only 16 passenger seats.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Utilpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136317222
  • 9786136317229