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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 21 Juni 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Fluggesellschaft:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Kennzeichen: G-APDB
Werknummer: 6403
Baujahr: 1958
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 33
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 43
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL/KIDL), USA
Unfallbericht:
During the final approach to land on a runway with a displaced threshold the aircraft struck a 12ft-high blast fence located 65ft short of the beginning of the paved area. Although the main landing gear and flaps were damaged the aircraft landed safely.

Informationsquelle:
» Flight, 8 June 1961
» Flight, 3 Feb. 1961


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