This was one of the
D.H.9s with which KLM inaugurated services from Amsterdam to London
in 1919. It was a WW I
surplus machine, first serialed to the RFC as H5889. It was
UK civil register in 1919 as G-EAOZ before being registered in Holland
When KLM began
expanding its services to other Northern Eiropean cities, Fokker F.IIs
used in preference to the de Havillands.