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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144536
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:07-OCT-1946
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly Mk I
Owner/operator:Marine Luchtvaartdienst - MLD (Dutch Navy)
Registration: F-15
C/n / msn: F.6212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:22
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Apeldoorn -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Valkenburg NAS
Destination airport:Valkenburg NAS
Narrative:
The Fairey Firely was manoeuvring over the city of Apeldoorn near the street were his mother lived. While manoeuvring at very low altitude, the right hand wing hit the corner of a school. The roof of the gymnasium was ripped open. Burning fuel caused a fire, killing 22 school children. The airplane crashed, killing the pilot.

Sources:

http://www.zero-meridean.nl/c_apeldoorn_071046.html
http://www.veteranenmeteenmissie.nl/upload/file/MLD.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2012 01:40 harro Added
23-Apr-2019 16:02 Cobar Updated [Cn, Embed code]
30-May-2019 08:26 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type]

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