On September 25, 1996, a Douglas DC-3, PH-DDA, ditched into a shallow inner sea in the northwestern part of Holland during a pleasure flight. All 32 passengers and crewmembers were fatally injured. The aircraft was owned by the Dutch Dakota Association, which is a voluntary organization.

The pilot had asked for an emergency landing, and it was determined that the left-hand engine had been feathered.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of The Netherlands government. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from: Director of Investigations Aviation Safety Board of The Netherlands Barenz Building Saturnusstraat 71 Hoofdorp The Netherlands

This report is for information purposes only, and contains only information obtained for or released by the government of The Netherlands.

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