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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 17 April 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: IZ+FT
C/n / msn: ATG2810
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Langevannet, Fosselandsheia, Vest-Agder (   Norway)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aalborg Airport (AAL/EKYT), Denmark
Destination airport:Kristiansand-Kjevik Airport (KRS/ENCN), Norway
Narrative:
Crash-landed on ice and sank.

Sources:
» ktsorens.thilde.org


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Distance from Aalborg Airport to Kristiansand-Kjevik Airport as the crow flies is 161 km (101 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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