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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 November 1929
Time:10:10
Type:Junkers G.24bi
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-903
C/n / msn: 911
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) NNE of Godstone, Surrey (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Narrative:
A Junkers G.24bi passenger plane, named "Oberschlesien", crashed into trees on a hill at Marden Park, Surrey and caught fire.
The flight was returning to Croydon in thick fog at the time of the accident.

Sources:
» Flight 15 Nov 1929
» List of passengers and crew on board D-903


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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport as the crow flies is 349 km (218 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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