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Date of Accident:02 May 1953Help
Airline:British Overseas Airways   Help
Aircraft:de Havilland DH-106 Comet   Help
Location:Jalalogori, IndiaHelp
Registration:G-ALYVHelp
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Flight Number:783Help
Fatalities:43:43Help
MSN:06008Help
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Year of Delivery:1952Help
Accident Description:The aircraft crashed some six minutes after takeoff from Calcutta after entering a violent thunderstorm. Both elevator spars showed indications of extreme load factors due to turbulence before impact.
 
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