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Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 6 June 1939
Time:ca 09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115E
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-AKN
C/n / msn: 1360/F20
First flight: 1935
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Narrative:
DC-2 "Nachtegaal" crashed on single engine training flight, hitting a Military Station near the airport, killing one and injuring five. The four crew members were not injured. The aircraft was rebuilt until it was destroyed in a German air raid at Schiphol 10.5.1940

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