ACCIDENT FAIRCHILD - SA227AC Metro III, D-CAVA Dublin Airport (EIDW), Ireland, 7 March 2013: Report 2013-010


During the landing roll, the landing gear selector was inadvertently moved to the UP position. This mistake was immediately recognised and the selector was returned to the DOWN position but the nose-wheel, which had started to retract, continued retracting, resulting in substantial damage to the aircraft.

Occurrence Date: 
Thursday, 7 March, 2013
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 9 July, 2013