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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204477
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:14-MAR-1934
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:LA-KNIL
Registration: A-..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tjimahi -   Indonesia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Andir
Destination airport:Andir
Narrative:
Lost control of the aircraft during aerobatics.Trainee pilot lt. Van Velthoven parachuted to safety.
First time a parachute was used by a dutch pilot to save his life.

Sources:

Bataviaansch Nieuwsblad 15-3-1934 https://www.delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?coll=ddd&identifier=ddd:011073554:mpeg21:a0014
Soerabaijasch handelsblad
17-03-1934



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2018 15:35 Cobar Added
15-Jan-2018 15:36 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2019 19:35 Cobar Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Apr-2019 10:43 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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