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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 21 juni 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registratie: G-APDB
Constructienummer: 6403
Bouwjaar: 1958
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 33
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 43
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL/KIDL), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

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