Vliegtuigongeval op 30 NOV 1957 met Handley Page Marathon T.2 XA273 - Thorney Island RAF Station 
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Last updated: 9 December 2022
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Datum:zaterdag 30 november 1957
Type:Handley Page Marathon T.2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: XA273
Constructienummer: 126
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Thorney Island RAF Station (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Thorney Island RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Thorney Island RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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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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