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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:Sunday 16 April 1944
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: 501325
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) W of Orsova (   Romania)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down and crashed.

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