Date & Time: Nov 21, 1969 at 1520 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 60 Duke
United States Leasing Corporation
Landing (descent or approach)
Houston - Houston
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
After touchdown at Houston Airport, the pilot started the braking procedure when he inadvertently raised the landing gear. The aircraft sank on its belly and slid for dozen yards before coming to rest in flames. The pilot escaped uninjured while the aircraft was destroyed.
The pilot inadvertently retracted the landing gear after touchdown.