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Registration: G-ALYP

Construction Number: 06003

Model De Havilland DH.106 Comet 1

Operator: BOAC (BA)

Airport: In Flight, International Airspace

Photographer: R.A.Scholefield

Date Taken: 1951

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The first production Comet 1 before delivery to BOAC. Operated the world's first jet scheduled flight - to Johannesburg in May 1952. Crashed off Elba 10.01.54. Beyond are the prototypes G-ALVG and G-ALZK (far).

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