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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 22 augustus 1960
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: 1958-07-27 (2 years )
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 52
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 60
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egypte)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypte
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The aircraft began its takeoff run on a section of runway declared closed because of work in progress. At a speed of about 50 knots the port main wheels entered an excavated hole and axles and wheels became detached.
The takeoff was abandoned.

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» Survey of accidents to aircraft in the United Kingdom 1960 / CAA


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