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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54270
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:04:30 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: 393
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Ypenburg airfield
Destination airport:
The aircraft was badly damaged in flight and crashed into a burning oiltank. The crew bailed out but did not survive. Both rest at the Grebbeberg cemetery in the province of Utrecht.

The aircraft had taken off at 03:55 hrs together with ten other Douglas aircraft, to engage the Luftwaffe.


Vlieger / Res.2e Lt.Vl. H. Pauw VK ML / grave 13-61
Schutter / Korp. L.M.J. Ballangée VK ML / grave 6A-19

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'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Mar-2020 10:49 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2020 10:49 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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