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Last updated: 20 February 2020
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Date:Sunday 7 April 1940
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Meurcourt (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane crashed after an engine exploded. Four crew members and five passengers died in the crash. The plane was transporting radio equipment for espionage purposes.

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» Aircraft crashes in Haute Saône 1940


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