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Status:
Date:Monday 5 May 1958
Type:Handley Page Marathon T.2
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XA253
MSN: 105
First flight: 1950
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft 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:
Damaged on the ground

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


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