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Last updated: 6 October 2016
Date:Wednesday 27 September 1944
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200D-2
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AMHL
C/n / msn: 0021
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux (   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
The Fw 200 was intercepted and shot down by a Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF night fighter of RAF 415 Squadron based at Dijon.

» Fw 200 Condor Units of World War 2 / By Chris Goss


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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 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 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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