Aviation Photo #1039139 De Havilland DH-106 Comet C2R - UK - Air Force

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Ex-G-AMXA. Shown the day after its undercarriage collapsed on delivery to the Strathallan Collection’s grass airfield at Auchterarder, Perthshire, following its retirement from 51 Sqn, RAF Wyton. It was one of three R2 reconnaissance aircraft that flew with the squadron. It was eventually broken up when the Strathallan Collection was dispersed, but apparently its nose survives at Gatwick.
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    De Havilland DH-106 Comet C2R
    De Havilland DH-106 Comet
    De Havilland DH-106 Comet
    De Havilland
    06023
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    Auchterarder - Strathallan
    Scotland
    United Kingdom
    August 29, 1974
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Anonymous
2 years ago
I remember seeing film of this years ago on TV. Comet airliner and grass runway are always an uncomfortable combination.

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