How three engines fell off a brand-new Boeing 707

At 12,000ft above Washington State, the factory-fresh jetliner had three of its engines ripped off and the fourth had to be shut down. Key.Aero reveals how and why this dramatic incident happened  

On October 19, 1959, just ten years after the world was thrust into the Jet Age with the first flight of the de Havilland Comet, a brand-new Boeing 707 crashed into a river in Washington. Four of the eight people on board died.  

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