Dictionary of Dutchness


At least 43 people were killed when an El Al cargo plane ploughed into two blocks of flats in Amsterdam’s south- eastern district of Bijlmermeer on October 4, 1992. The disaster (ramp) is remembered at a special ceremony every year based around ‘the tree that saw everything’ – a tree which survived the huge fire caused by the crash.

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