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Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:Friday 14 June 1940
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Operator:Aero OY
Registration: OH-ALL
C/n / msn: 5494
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Keri Island [Gulf of Finland] (   Estonia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL/EETN), Estonia
Destination airport:Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM/EFHF), Finland
Narrative:
The Ju-52 named "Kaleva" was shot down by two Soviet Tupolev SB-2 planes and crashed into sea offshore near the Keri (Kar) Lighthouse

Sources:
» Correio da Manhã 15 June 1940, p5


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Distance from Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport to Helsinki-Malmi Airport as the crow flies is 94 km (58 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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