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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54275
Last updated: 4 March 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:04:28 LT
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: 387
C/n / msn: 537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Leerbroek, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ypenburg airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft had taken off at 03:55 hrs together with ten other Douglas aircraft, to engage the Luftwaffe.
On takeoff, the left wing was hit by shrapnel and the aircraft eventually crashed.
Res.Sgt.Vl. J.F.A. Jansen and Sgt.Vlgt.Sch. K. Beuvink were both injured.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0054&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2019 14:17 Cobar Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Phase, Embed code]
04-Mar-2020 10:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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