Aircraft Photo of G-ALYU | De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet 1 | BOAC | AirHistory.net #346102
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-ALYU
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet 1
C/n (msn):06007
Operator / Titles:BOAC
Location
City / Airport:Johannesburg - Palmietfontein (closed)Map
Country:South Africa
Airport Codes:None
 
Photo Date:1952
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID: 346102
Photo Comment

G-ALYU was the airframe put in a water tank for metal fatigue research following the crash of G-ALYP in January 1954. Note that KLM had their own stairs at Johannesburg's temporary airport. Photo from: Nationaal Archief (Netherlands)

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