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Last updated: 26 September 2016
Date:Wednesday 27 September 1944
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200
Registration: D-AMHL
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Dijon (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Germany
Destination airport:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spain
Shot down by a Bristol Beaufighter.



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Distance from Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport to Barcelona-El Prat Airport as the crow flies is 988 km (617 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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