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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54247
Last updated: 8 April 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:04:30
Type:de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly
Owner/operator:Luchtvaartafdeeling (LVA)
Registration: 962
C/n / msn: 7539
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ypenburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ypenburg, Netherlands
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered in the Netherlands as PH-KOK on 4.7.38 to P.H. DeKok. Impressed into military service 1.9.39 as "962".
Destroyed 10.5.40 due to enemy action whilst parked at Ypenburg, Netherlands. According to a rough translation from Dutch into English of a published account (see link #3):

"The device was captured intact at Ypenburg". [by enemy forces]. "Some citizens saw opportunity start a motor and taxi it against obstacles where the right wing was damaged. After this, access for citizens was forbidden".

Former civil registration PH-KOK was cancelled 4.7.41

Sources:

1. http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1940%20sec_tcm5-7281.pdf
2. http://www.waroverholland.nl/index.php?page=the-airlandings-around-the-hague-ypenburg
3. http://www.hdekker.info/registermap/TWEEDE.htm
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p075.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Mar-2010 14:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]
04-Feb-2018 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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