Descripcin del Accidente ASN 30 NOV 1957 Handley Page Marathon T.2 XA273 - Thorney Island RAF Station 
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Last updated: 9 December 2022
Estado:
Fecha:sbado 30 noviembre 1957
Tipo:Handley Page Marathon T.2
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registracin: XA273
Numro de srie: 126
Ao de Construccin:
Tripulacin:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicacin:Thorney Island RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Thorney Island RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Thorney Island RAF Station, Reino Unido
Descripcin:
Written off when the starboard undercarriage leg collapsed on landing at RAF Thorney Island, Emsworth, Hampshire. The crew was engaged in a local training flight at RAF Thorney Island. After touchdown, one of the main landing gear collapsed. The airplane sank on its belly and slid for several yards before coming to rest. Both pilots were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.

Fuentes:
» Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.210
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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