Date & Time: May 17, 1922 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker F3
Operator:
Registration:
H-NABT
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Croydon
MSN:
1532
YOM:
1921
Location:
Hythe
Kent
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
700
Captain / Total hours on type:
25
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Rotterdam-Waalhaven Airport at 1214LT and the flight over The Channel was uneventful. Approaching the English coast, pilot encountered bad visibility due to mist and low clouds. He continued along the shore and arrived in Hythe, Kent, aircraft hit a tree and crashed in a field. All four occupants were rescued but one passenger was slightly injured. At the time of the accident, visibility did not exceed 75 yards.
Crew:
W. Warnaar, pilot.