Accident Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) PH-TEU,
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Date:Thursday 2 February 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-TEU
MSN: 13396
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:66 km off Dutch coast [North Sea] -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:London Airport (LHR/EGLL)
A Douglas C-47A, operated by KLM, departed Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport at 04:25 on a scheduled return flight to London.
The flight crew consisted of a captain, flight engineer, radio-operator and a flight attendant. Three additional pilots were on board on a flight familiarisation to London. There were no passengers on the leg to London. The cargo consisted of 188 kg of mail.
Last radio contact was at 04:40 when the crew reported having passed the Dutch shore line. Fifteen minutes later the captain of a Danish ship reported that he witnessed an aircraft crashing in flames into the North Sea, 40 miles off the Dutch coast.
At that location a few pieces of wreckage were retrieved.


Nederlandse ongevallen en incidenten 1950


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