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Accident description
Last updated: 28 August 2016
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Date:Friday 26 November 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mfe
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AGAV
C/n / msn: 4023
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:London-Croydon Airport (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Berlin (airport unknown), Germany
Narrative:
The Ju-52, named "Emil Schäfer", crashed into a hangar on takeoff in fog.

Sources:
» Limburgsch dagblad 27-11-1939


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