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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54276
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:06:00 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: 385
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:beach near Kijkduin, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ypenburg
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down & crashed.
The aircraft had taken off at 03:55 hrs together with ten other Douglas aircraft, to engage the Luftwaffe.

Vlieger / Lt.Vl. 2e klas G.J.E. Scheepens VK ML / Zorgvlied cemetery in Amsterdam; grave D-II-104
Waarnemer/Schutter / Res.2e Lt.Wnr. G. Vermeulen VK ML / Nieuwe Gemeentelijke Begraafplaats cemetery in Zeist (Utrecht province); grave B-348

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0053&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
20-May-2019 10:39 Cobar Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport]
11-Mar-2020 15:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 15:57 TigerTimon Updated [Source]

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