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Date:Friday 10 May 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194D
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-ARX
MSN: 2020
First flight: 1938
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The German invasion of the Netherlands during World War II, started on May 10, 1940. Kampfgeschwader 4 (KG 4), a Luftwaffe bomber unit, carried out an attack on Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS), destroying several aircraft.
One of the aircraft damaged beyond repair was KLM-owned Douglas DC-3-194D PH-ARX, named "Xema".

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Tweede Register 1929 - 1949 / Herman Dekker


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photo of Douglas-DC-3-194D-PH-ARX
accident date: 10-05-1940
type: Douglas DC-3-194D
registration: PH-ARX
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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