Incident Fokker C.I 526, Saturday 30 April 1932
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Date:Saturday 30 April 1932
Type:Fokker C.I
Registration: 526
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Haamstede Airfield, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Haamstede
Aircraft nosed over on landing after a tailwind approach. The pilot could escape the aircraft on his own, but his observer was knocked unconscious and had to be freed from the aircraft. The observer regained consciousness after about 15 minutes and was treated for a head wound by the base medic.

Fokker C.I #526 had entered LVA service on July 22nd 1920, originally fitted with a BMW engine. On November 19th 1928 it was involved in an emergency landing in Amsterdam, and during repairs it was converted to an Armstrong-Siddeley Lynx engine.

Following its accident at Haamstede, the aircraft was repaired and returned to service; it was written off after a separate accident in December 1935.


Leeuwarder courant, 30-04-1932
Nieuwsblad van het Noorden, 02-05-1932


Revision history:

15-May-2021 17:09 Cobar Added
13-Jun-2022 15:07 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
21-Nov-2023 07:20 Anon Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]

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