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Date of Accident:10 January 1954Help
Airline:British Overseas Airways   Help
Aircraft:de Havilland DH-106 Comet   Help
Location:Elba, ItalyHelp
Registration:G-ALYPHelp
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Flight Number:781Help
Fatalities:35:35Help
MSN:06003Help
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Year of Delivery:1951Help
Accident Description:The aircraft broke up in-flight. The cause of the breakup would later be traced to metal fatigue around the aircraft's large picture windows.
 
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