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Accident description
Last updated: 6 October 2015
Date:Sunday 1 November 1936
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-APOO
C/n / msn: 5506
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tabarz (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Destination airport:Erfurt Airport (ERF/EDDE), Germany
The Junkers Ju-52/3mge named "Heinrich Kroll" crashed into mountains en route and caught fire.



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Distance from Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport to Erfurt Airport as the crow flies is 200 km (125 miles).

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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