|Crash site||Amsterdam/Schiphol airport, Netherlands|
|Airline||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines|
|Aircraft||Douglas C-47A – PH-TBW|
|Route||London/Croydon – Amsterdam/Schiphol|
|Crew||5 – 0 survivors|
|Passengers||21 – 0 survivors|
The plane left Croydon at 16:24 and approached Schiphol in bad weather conditions. The first two attempts to land had failed. While approaching for the 3rd time the pilot found himself not properly lined up with the runway. A sharp left turn was made during which the airplane struck the ground. The plane crashed at 18:50 and burst into flames.
A part of the 63 kg of mail was recovered. The mail was destined for the Netherlands coming from as different countries as England, Greece, Iceland and Trinidad.
Only one Nordic item is known – a cover from Iceland to the Netherlands.
Examples of mail