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Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Friday 10 May 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115L
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-ALD
C/n / msn: 1583/F32
First flight: 1936
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The German invasion of the Netherlands during World War II, started on May 10, 1940. Kampfgeschwader 4 (KG 4), a Luftwaffe bomber unit, carried out an attack on Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS), destroying several aircraft.
One of the aircraft damaged beyond repair was KLM-owned Douglas DC-2 PH-ALD, named "Djalak".

Sources:
» Tweede Register 1929 - 1949 / Herman Dekker


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