BERNHARD C.F. KLEIN COLLECTION
No. 6033. Koolhoven F.K.57 (PH-KOK c/n 5701)
12/22/2006. Remarks by Bernhard
Klein: "The plane was designed for the CEO of the Royal
Dutch Shell Co., Mr. Kok, hence the registration PH-KOK. First flight
20, June 1938. At the outbreak of the Second World War, the PH-KOK
was requisitioned by the Aviation Section of the Dutch Armed Forces.
It was given the registration 978. It was destroyed at Ypenburg, near
The Hague, on the first day of the German invasion, May 10, 1940.
However the registration was not cancelled until April 14, 1942.
Created December 22, 2006