ASN Aircraft accident Focke-Wulf Fw 200D-2 D-AMHL Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux
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Date:Wednesday 27 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic fw2h model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Focke-Wulf Fw 200D-2
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AMHL
MSN: 0021
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Germany
Destination airport:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spain
The Fw 200 was intercepted and shot down by a Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF night fighter of RAF 415 Squadron based at Dijon.

» Fw 200 Condor Units of World War 2 / By Chris Goss


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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 Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport to Barcelona-El Prat Airport as the crow flies is 988 km (617 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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