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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Datum:Montag 17 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Fluggesellschaft:Deutsche Lufthansa
Kennzeichen: D-AOCA
Werknummer: 640996
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Belgrade (   Serbia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Beograd-Zemun Airfeld,
Flug nach:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgarien
Unfallbericht:
In an allied fighter sweep in the region of the Yugoslav capital Belgrade, two Ju-52 transport planes were shot down.
A Ju-52 registered D-AOCA, was operating on Lufthansa’s scheduled service E.17 from Vienna to Belgrade, Sofia, Thessaloniki and Athens. Hits were received from the rear and from starboard and the plane caught fire immediately. It crashed at Alt-Pasua (Stare Pazova) about 26 km north of Semlin (Zemun) airfield.

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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 Beograd-Zemun Airfeld to Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport as the crow flies is 335 km (209 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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