Incident Douglas 8A-3N 387,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54275
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Date:Friday 10 May 1940
Time:04:28 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: 387
MSN: 537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Leerbroek, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Ypenburg airfield
Destination airport:
The aircraft had taken off at 03:55 hrs together with ten other Douglas aircraft, to engage the Luftwaffe.
On takeoff, the left wing was hit by shrapnel and the aircraft eventually crashed.
Res.Sgt.Vl. J.F.A. Jansen and Sgt.Vlgt.Sch. K. Beuvink were both injured.

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'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2019 14:17 Cobar Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Phase, Embed code]
04-Mar-2020 10:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2021 17:58 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code]

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