Airplane Crash - Copenhagen, Denmark 01/26/1947

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Copenhagen, Denmark


Date01/26/1947
Time15:30
LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
OperatorKLM Royal Dutch Airlines
RouteKobenhavn - Stockholm
TypeDouglas C- C47A-30DK
RegistrationPH-TCR
Cn/In25479
Aboard22
Fatalities22
Ground0
SummaryDuring takeoff from Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport, ,the aircraft rose to a height of 150 feet and then crashed to the ground in a fireball. Failure to remove the elevator locking pins prior to takeoff. Singer Grace Moore, 48, and Swedish crown prince, Gustav Adolf, 41, among those killed.

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