Narrative:The German invasion of the Netherlands during World War II, started on May 10, 1940. Kampfgeschwader 4 (KG 4), a Luftwaffe bomber unit, carried out an attack on Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS), destroying several aircraft.
|Date:||Friday 10 May 1940|
|Operator:||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 1360/F20|
|First flight:|| 1935|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Aircraft damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS) ( Netherlands)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
One of the aircraft damaged beyond repair was KLM-owned Douglas DC-2 PH-AKN, named "Nachtegaal".
Destroyed on ground
» Tweede Register 1929 - 1949 / Herman Dekker
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