Aviation Photo #1099751 De Havilland DH-106 Comet 1A - BOAC

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Taken in Heston where it was trucked to from Heathrow, the aircraft crashed at Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA) in Italy on the 26th Oct 1952. The Captain aborted the take off after becoming airborne because he did not have enough speed, thankfully there were no fatalaties.
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    Frank Hudson
    De Havilland DH-106 Comet 1A
    De Havilland DH-106 Comet
    De Havilland DH-106 Comet
    De Havilland
    London - Heathrow
    United Kingdom
    April 1953
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Photo Added: August 26, 2006

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10 years ago
Adding weight to the airliners database. Great fragment of Comet history / birth of jetliners. thnx Frank. (did you take it yourself?)

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