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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Datum:Sonntag 17 Dezember 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52
Fluggesellschaft:Luftwaffe
Kennzeichen: G6+DU
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Aldenhoven (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Paderborn Airport (PAD/EDLP), Deutschland
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
On 17 December 1944, the U.S. Army 554th AAA Battalion shot down a Ju-52 flying over their position carrying a load of enemy paratroopers. The transport plane crashed near the German town of Aldenhoven. Fifteen paratroopers, a pilot and a medic were killed.

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photo of Junkers-Ju-52-G6-DU
accident date: 17-12-1944
type: Junkers Ju-52
registration: G6+DU
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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