ASN Aircraft accident Junkers Ju-52/3mge D-AVAN Gross-Rackitt, Pommern
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Date:Tuesday 6 November 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Operator:Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft
Registration: D-AVAN
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gross-Rackitt, Pommern (   Poland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Königsberg Airport (KGD/UMKK), Russia
Destination airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDBB), Germany
Crashed while attempting to carry out an emergency landing.

» Utrechts Nieuwsblad (07-11-1934), pag. 3
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Distance from Königsberg Airport to Berlin-Tempelhof Airport as the crow flies is 540 km (337 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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