Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 8 November 1940
Time:15:02
Type:Junkers Ju-90A
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AVMF
C/n / msn: 900010
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Total:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brauna/Schönteichen (   Germany) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin (airport unknown), Germany
Destination airport:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungary
Narrative:
The Junkers Ju-90 named "Brandenburg" crashed due to tail icing. Six crew and 23 passengers died.

Sources:
» The Hugo Junkers Homepage
» http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Raskin
» Deutsche Lufthansa: Der Kranich in Turbulenzen, 1939-1945 / Hans W Neulen


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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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