Accident Douglas DC-2-115E PH-AKM, Wednesday 17 July 1935
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Date:Wednesday 17 July 1935
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-2-115E
Owner/operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-AKM
MSN: 1359/F19
Year of manufacture:1935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bushehr (Bushire) Airport -   Iran
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bushehr Airport (BUZ/OIBB)
Destination airport:Baghdad Airport
The DC-2 named "Maraboe" suffered a takeoff accident when the starboard main gear broke due to runway unevenness. The four crew and eight passengers escaped unhurt. The aircraft caught fire and burned out.

The aircraft operated on a flight from Batavia (now Jakarta) to Amsterdam with en route stops at a.o. Jodhpur, Bushire and Baghdad.




photo (c) Stadsarchief Amsterdam; Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS); 1935; (publicdomain)

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