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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 21 junio 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Operador:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registración: G-APDB
Numéro de série: 6403
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 43
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL/KIDL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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