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Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Date:Tuesday 29 October 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-220
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AAIH
C/n / msn: 1973
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Germany)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Douglas DC-3, named "Prag", crashed on takeoff in bad weather. The two pilots died.

Sources:
» Deutsche Lufthansa: Der Kranich in Turbulenzen, 1939-1945 / Hans W Neulen


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photo of Douglas DC-3-220 OK-AIH
OK-AIH moved to Deutsche Lufthansa as D-AAIH in August 1939
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