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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 14 July 1935
Time:09:40
Type:Fokker F.XXII
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-AJQ
C/n / msn: 5358
First flight: 1935
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1340-T1D1 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Destination airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Germany
Narrative:
The four-engined airliner named "Kwikstaart" took off from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport at 09:37 on an international flight to Malmö, Sweden with planned en route stops at Hamburg and Copenhagen. Engines no. 1 and 2 began losing power, forcing the pilot to return to the airport.
The airplane struck the slope of the A4 motorway and crashed. A fire erupted.

Sources:
» aviacrash.nl
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1935 / Herman Dekker


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Distance from Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport to Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport as the crow flies is 377 km (235 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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