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The Crash of the De Havilland Comet
This is a small clip from Seconds from Disaster for educational purposes only. Full episodes can be watched on National Geographic Channel.

The Crash of the Comet MK 1 Jet Airliner Karachi 1953
On March 2, 1953, Captain Clarence North Sawle was co-pilot of the CPA De Havilland Comet Mark 1 passenger jet airliner on it's delivery flight. But the plane had serveral defects and crashed on take off at Karachi, Pakistan. This account is one chapter in The Sawle Family Story produced by Cory Bretz of Heirloom Films and Storybooks and commissioned by Sawle's daughter, Linda Redmond. See other Parts of this film at

De Havilland Comet - First Flight - Archive Film
First flight of the De Havilland Comet on July 27th. 1949

BOAC de Havilland Comet l - "Crash Investigation" - 1954
Silent film from 1954 demonstrating the break-up of the early Comet crashes, using what looks to be about a 1/50 scale model. Be sure to check my channel for the BEST in VINTAGE & RARE airliner videos! "The Boxart Den" World's largest display & collection of FULLY RESTORED rare & collectable model kit box art