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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 11 April 1928
Time:ca. 14:00
Type:Fokker F.VIII
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: H-NAEE
C/n / msn: 5042
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nigtevecht (   Netherlands)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Germany
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Narrative:
A Fokker F.VIII, H-NAEE, was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing at Nigtevecht, the Netherlands. All eleven on board survived the crash.
The airplane operated on a passenger flight from Malmö, Sweden to Amsterdam, the Netherlands. An intermediate stop was made at Hamburg, Germany.
One engine was shut down following a loss of oil pressure while flying at an altitude of 150-200 m. Altitude could not be maintained on one engine. The crew attempted a forced landing but the captain gave full power shortly before landing. The airplane turned left and smashed into the ground.

Sources:
» Leeuwarder Courant, 12 April 1928, page 13
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1928 / H. Dekker


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Distance from Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport as the crow flies is 377 km (235 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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