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Fokker C.VIII-W * Retired *
Nine C.VIII-W aircraft delivered to Netherlands 20 June 1930 - July 1934, serialled G-1 to G-9. 3-seat maritime reconaissance floatplane. Still serving in May 1940, when 5 escaped to UK, but withdrawn and scrapped 30 May 1940. Aircraft G-7 to G-9 ordered on 12 July 1933.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
G-1 5185   20 June 1930 Carried temporary registration PH-AFQ 18 Nov 1930 to 8 Jan 1931, escaped to UK, soc 30 May 1940
G-2 5190?   26 Aug 1930 Escaped to UK, soc 30 May 1940
G-3 5191?   Oct 1930 Escaped to UK, soc 30 May 1940
G-4 5192?   3 Oct 1930 Accident 14 May 1940 at Westeinderplas
G-5 5193?   13 Feb 1931 Escaped to UK, soc 30 May 1940
G-6 5194?   3 Oct 1930 Escaped to UK, soc 30 May 1940
G-7     July 1934 Set on fire 12 May 1940 at De Mok
G-8     July 1934 Destroyed on the beach at Scheveningen 12 May 1940
G-9     July 1934 Set on fire 12 May 1940 at De Mok

References:

  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)


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