ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDM London-Stansted Airport (STN)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Friday 3 August 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-APDM
MSN: 6414
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:London-Stansted Airport (STN) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Aircraft suffered undercarriage collapse after touchdown during a touch-and-go manoeuvre at Stansted Airport during a training flight.

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Flight International, 16 August 1962


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