Starbow BAe 146-200 lands without flaps


BAe 146-200 9G-SBD (msn E2059) of Starbow Airlines experienced hydraulic problems while operating flight S9 124 from Accra to Takoradi on 28 October. During the climb out of Accra, the landing gear would not fully retract. The crew leveled off at 6000 feet and then returned to Accra, but found that the flaps would not deploy, and so performed a flap-less landing. Although 9G-SBB landed safely, the brakes overheated as a result of the high-speed landing, causing smoke. She was evacuated safely, though two occupants suffered minor injuries. Some damage was then apparently caused to the aircraft by the ground equipment sent to recover her.

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