Sector Aviation

Crashed during approach, Boeing 737-800, Amsterdam Schiphol AIrport

Introduction

During final approach for the Polderbaan the aircraft crashed and ended up in a field at a distance of approximately 1.5 kilometre from the runway threshold. Four crew members and five passengers died and three crew members and 117 passengers were injured. Questions concerning this investigation can be directed to the spokespersons of the Board, Fred Sanders, +31 70 3337000, +31 70 3563922 of +31 6 53 111389 or Sandra Groenendal, +31 623 175 701 of +31 70 333 70 59. Press release, 4 March 2009. Report on first findings, 4 March 2009. Click here for the animation in English.

Statistics

  • Start date 25 feb. 2009
  • End date 6 mei 2010
  • Type investigationFull
  • Status investigationClosed