Accident Sommer Biplane , Saturday 27 August 1910
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Date:Saturday 27 August 1910
Type:Sommer Biplane
Owner/operator:Clement van Maasdijk
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Warnsborn, Arnhem, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Warnsborn
Destination airport:Warnsborn
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Made a test flight before an airshow the next day in Arnhem. After making a sharp turn lost control and crashed from a height of 50 mtrs,the engine crushing and killing the pilot Clément van Maasdijk.
The first fatality in Dutch aviation.


archive Bleiente
Aviateurs van het eerste uur (1984).
Algemeen Handelsblad




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06-Apr-2008 21:29 Bleiente Added
23-Jan-2012 13:30 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Nov-2016 11:55 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
09-Mar-2019 12:08 gerard57 Updated [Source]
20-Apr-2019 19:39 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
22-Apr-2019 10:41 Cobar Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2022 02:44 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
19-Apr-2024 01:16 Cobar Updated [Category, Photo]
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