Accident de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDN, Monday 9 March 1964
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Date:Monday 9 March 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Owner/operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-APDN
MSN: 6415
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) -   Iran
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV/LLBG)
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII)
When landing at night, after a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, the aircraft touched down tail first . This caused extensive damage to the undersurface of the rear of the fuselage, and rendered the elevator control ineffective, but the landing run was completed without further incident.


Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31 st December 1964 / Ministry of Aviation

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