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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 17 Juli 1935
Zeit:12:30 GMT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115E
Fluggesellschaft:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Kennzeichen: PH-AKM
Werknummer: 1359/F19
Baujahr: 1935
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bushehr (Bushire) Airport (   Iran)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Bushehr Airport (BUZ/OIBB), Iran
Flug nach:Baghdad Airport, Irak
The DC-2 named "Maraboe" suffered a takeoff accident when the starboard main gear broke due to runway unevenness. The four crew and eight passengers escaped unhurt. The aircraft caught fire and burned out.

The aircraft operated on a flight from Batavia (now Jakarta) to Amsterdam with en route stops at a.o. Jodhpur, Bushire and Baghdad.



photo of Douglas-DC-2-115E-PH-AKM
accident date: 17-07-1935
type: Douglas DC-2-115E
registration: PH-AKM

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bushehr Airport to Baghdad Airport as the crow flies is 780 km (487 miles).

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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