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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139573
 
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Date:21-FEB-1938
Time:23:10
Type:Glenn Martin 139 WH-1
Owner/operator:LA-KNIL
Registration: M-506
MSN: 669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pangkalan Jati NW of Jakarta, West Java -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tjililitan
Destination airport:Tjililitan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aircraft got into a spin crashed and caught fire.Khow Khe Hien was killed in an aircraft crash with a military 139 bomber in February 1938
LA/KNIL (Luchtvaart Afdeling/Koninklijke Nederlands-Indische Leger, Aviation Department of the Royal Netherlands-Indies Army). Other casualties: A.G. Vermeulen-lt pilot / J. Hermanides-observer
/ D.B.P. van Riel-radio telegraphist / G.C. de Hondt-reporter.

Sources:

Le Fana de l'Aviation, n 504 - November 2011
https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=13787.0
Bataviaasch Nieuwsblad Febr 22, 1938 + Het Nieuws v.d. Dag voor Ned.-Indie same date.
Son of J. Hermanides
https://www.ipms.nl/artikelen/nedmil-luchtvaart/vliegtuigen-m/vliegtuigen-m-martin-139


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2011 12:16 ThW Added
16-Jan-2013 12:28 jehermanides Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2014 20:32 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase]
22-Jan-2019 17:54 Cobar Updated [Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
17-Apr-2019 18:15 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type]
27-May-2020 18:08 Cobar Updated [Registration]
22-Aug-2021 14:45 Cobar Updated [Location, Narrative]
08-Jun-2022 10:11 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
11-Jun-2022 02:23 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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