Narrative:In the early morning a fire erupted in No.4 Hangar. Comet XK663, an Elint aircraft of the 51 Squadron was damaged beyond repair.
|Date:||Wednesday 3 June 1959|
|Type:||de Havilland DH-106 Comet 2R|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 06027|
|First flight:|| 1955|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||RAF Watton Airfield (United Kingdom)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.