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Datum:donderdag 2 februari 1950
Tijd:04:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registratie: PH-TEU
Constructienummer: 13396
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:66 km (41.3 mijl) van Dutch coast [North Sea] (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Nederland
Vliegveld van aankomst:London Airport (LHR/EGLL), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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.

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» Nederlandse ongevallen en incidenten 1950


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport en London Airport bedraagt 367 km (230 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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