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Last updated: 18 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 9 febrero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
Operador:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registración: SU-ALE
Numéro de série: 6444
Ańo de Construcción: 1960
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 23
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:München-Riem Airport (MUC) (   Alemania)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Descripción:
Due to buffeting, the takeoff had to be rejected at a height of 30 feet. The aircraft landed back, overran the runway and struck a fence. The undercarriage was torn off and a small fire started.
CAUSE: Buffeting probably caused by icing on the wings. Due to improper operation of the flight controls, the Comet over rotated.



Fotos

photo of de-Havilland-DH-106-Comet-4C-SU-ALE
accident date: 09-02-1970
type: de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C
registration: SU-ALE
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from München-Riem Airport to Athens-Ellinikon International Airport as the crow flies is 1487 km (929 miles).

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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