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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 397
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1949
Time:c. 22:00
Type:Cessna UC-78C Bobcat
Owner/operator:Aero Holland
Registration: PH-NAZ
C/n / msn: 5782
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hesnęs Skov, near Stubbekoebing -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ypenburg
Destination airport:Oslo
Narrative:
Crashed in bad weather; careless navigation on the part of the pilot. Government flight with the Dutch labour leader Koos Vorrink, who was on his way to a meeting with the Norwegian government, where he intended to obtain support for the Dutch policy about Dutch East India.

Sources:

Danish newspapers, local historical archives, wikipedia about Koos Vorrink, page 116 in book
about Falck (Danish rescue service) written by Sally Dorset. There is a photo of the wreck in this book
http://www.hdekker.info/Nieuwe%20map/1949.htm#17.01.1949
https://www.dekrantvantoen.nl//vw/article.do?code=LC&date=19490118&id=LC-19490118-2002


Images:

Photo of PH-NAZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
3 May 1948; (c) R.A.Scholefield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
04-Aug-2010 02:42 Ove Hermansn Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2010 02:58 harro Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2015 18:19 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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