Date: January 26, 1947
Time: 1530
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Operator: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Kobenhavn - Stockholm
AC Type: Douglas C- C47A-30DK
Registration: PH-TCR
cn / ln: 25479
Aboard: 22   (passengers:18  crew:4)
Fatalities: 22   (passengers:18  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: During takeoff from Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport, ,the aircraft rose to a height of 150 feet and then crashed to the ground in a fireball. Failure to remove the elevator locking pins prior to takeoff. Singer Grace Moore, 48, and Swedish crown prince, Gustav Adolf, 41, among those killed.

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