Other de Havilland DH-106 Comet 2R XK663, Wednesday 3 June 1959
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Date:Wednesday 3 June 1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 2R
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XK663
MSN: 06027
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:RAF Watton Airfield -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
In the early morning a fire erupted in No.4 Hangar. Comet XK663, an Elint aircraft of the 51 Squadron was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
RAFWatton.info

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