Narrative:The Ju-52/3m floatplane landed on the water of Hommelvik Bay, near Trondheim. D-AQUB ran onto dune crest and became airborne again. It reached an height of 4-5 meters before it landed violently on the water. All four attachment points of both floats separated, causing the plane to nose down into the water.
|Date:||Saturday 1 March 1941|
|C/n / msn:|| 5751|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Hommelvik Bay ( Norway)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Narvik-Framnes Airport (NVK/ENNK), Norway|
|Destination airport:||Trondheim-Hommelvik, Norway|
Three passengers drowned.
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