Aircraft Photo of XD864 | Vickers Valiant B(K)1 | UK - Air Force | #305557
Registration / Serial:XD864
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Valiant
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Valiant
Aircraft Version:Vickers Valiant B(K)1
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:7 Sqn
City / Airport:Breda - Gilze-RijenMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHGR   IATA: GLZ   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:1958
Photo from:Jonathan Verschuuren Collection
Photo ID: 305557
Photo Comment

On 12 August 1960, this Valiant crashed on the disused airfield of Spanhoe in England, in an attempt to make an emergency landing shortly after take off from RAF Wittering. This photo is on file at the Gilze-Rijen Heritage Room and presumably taken at Gilze-Rijen around 1958.

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