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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:woensdag 20 maart 1963
Tijd:03:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Saudi Arabian Government
Registratie: SA-R-7
Constructienummer: 6461
Bouwjaar: 1962-03-29 (1 years)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 18 / inzittenden: 18
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:30 km (18.8 mijl) SW of Cuneo (   Italië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Staatsvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Zwitserland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), Frankrijk
Beschrijving:
The Comet, on a flight from Geneva to Nice, struck the Punta Bifida peak of the Catena delle Guide at 2700 m during let down to FL100.

Bronnen:
» La Stampa 21 March 1963


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Genève-Cointrin Airport en Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport bedraagt 297 km (186 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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DH-106 Comet

  • 112 built
  • 14e ongeval
  • 9e dodelijk ongeval
  • 7e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 10e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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  • 36e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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