Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 27 September 1944
Time:20:30
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200
Operator:Lufthansa
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) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Germany
Destination airport:Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spain
Narrative:
Shot down by a Bristol Beaufighter.

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Distance from Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport to Barcelona 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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