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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 7 February 1938
Type:Junkers Ju-90V1
Operator:Junkers Flugzeug & Motorenwerke
Registration: D-AALU
C/n / msn: 4913
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dessau (   Germany)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Dessau Airport (EDAD), Germany
Destination airport:Dessau Airport (EDAD), Germany
Narrative:
The Ju-90, named "Der Grosse Dessauer", broke up during over-speed flight tests. Capt. Karlheinz B. Kindermann (pilot) and Erich Gast (engineer) bailed out, engineer Hahnemann killed.

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