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Fuselage around the window section of de Havilland Comet Airliner G-ALYP

Window section of Fuselage of de Havilland Comet Airliner G-ALYP which was the third Comet built. On 10 January 1954 after taking of from Rome enroute London Heathrow, the aircraft broke up near the island of Elba on the Italian coast.

This is the actual fragment skin that peeled off the de Havilland Comet G-ALYP, retrieved from the ocean floor, that allowed investigators to figure out the flaw that caused several crashes. This changed how jet airliners were made forever.

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