Date & Time: Apr 13, 1926 at 1010 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker F3
Operator:
Registration:
H-NABU
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Amsterdam - Rotterdam
MSN:
1662
YOM:
10
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Pilot was performing a mail flight to Rotterdam. During the takeoff run, aircraft hit an irregularity in the ground and left the ground prematurely. Unable to get height, aircraft stalled and pilot elected to make an emergency landing but aircraft hit the ground, lost its right main gear and came to rest. Pilot was unhurt but unable to leave the cabin which was bent. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.