Narrative:The Ju-90 named "Preussen" hit a palm tree and crashed after failure of two engines on the same side during takeoff. The airplane was carrying out a tropical trial flight.
|Date:||Saturday 26 November 1938|
|C/n / msn:|| 4914|
|First flight:|| 1938|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 15 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Bathurst (Banjul) ( Gambia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Bathurst-Jeswang Airport, Gambia|
|Destination airport:||Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal|
» Deutsche Lufthansa: Der Kranich in Turbulenzen, 1939-1945 / Hans W Neulen
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bathurst-Jeswang Airport to Dakar-Yoff Airport as the crow flies is 168 km (105 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.