Narrative:The FW-200 "Hessen" departed Berlin on a flight to Munich. It crashed and burned out near Piesenkofen.
|Date:||Saturday 21 April 1945|
|Type:||Focke-Wulf Fw 200KB-1|
|C/n / msn:|| 0009|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Piesenkofen (Germany)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Germany|
|Destination airport:||München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany|
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 Berlin-Tempelhof Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 494 km (308 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.