Airplane Crash - Apeldoorn, The Netherlands 10/07/1946

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Apeldoorn, The Netherlands


Date10/07/1946
Time11:20
LocationApeldoorn, The Netherlands
OperatorMilitary - Royal Netherlands Naval Air Service
TypeFairey Firefly MK1
RegistrationPP526
Aboard1
Fatalities1
Ground22
SummaryThe pilot of the single engine fighter made an unauthorized flight to Apeldoorn and began flying low to attract attention. The aircraft lost altitude during a maneuver and crashed into a high school killing 22 on the ground.

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