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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 5 May 1958
Type:Handley Page Marathon T.2
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XA253
C/n / msn: 105
First flight: 1950
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Topcliffe RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Topcliffe RAF Station (EGXZ), United Kingdom
Narrative:
After landing the crew accidently retracted the undercarriage instead of the flaps.

Classification:

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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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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