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Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2017
Date:Tuesday 5 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-ZDN
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Prague (   Czech Republic)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Strasbourg (unknown airport), France
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
The CSA flight to Prague (PRG) took off from Paris, France at 12:30. An intermediate stop was made at Strasbourg. The Ju-52 attempted to land twice at Prague, runway 22 and crashed on the third attempt.



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