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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21392
Last updated: 17 September 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas 8A-3N
Owner/operator:3-V-2 LvR; Wapen der Militaire Luchtvaart (ML)
Registration: 392
C/n / msn: 392
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:behind Overgauwseweg 78, Pijnacker, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ypenburg airfield (takeoff at 03:55 hrs)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by German Messerschmitt Me-110 planes during the German invasion.
The plane was recovered in 1981. The cockpit section is on display at the Vliegend Museum Seppe.

The aircraft had taken off at 03:55 hrs together with ten other Douglas aircraft, to engage the Luftwaffe.

Sources:

https://nimh-beeldbank.defensie.nl/memorix/c266854d-7447-e42f-981f-1dd580d0ed45
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0059&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Images:


(c) Harro Ranter, at Vliegend Museum Seppe (EHSE), June 21, 2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2008 12:07 harro Added
12-Feb-2019 14:13 Cobar Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Mar-2020 12:43 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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