Accident Junkers W.33d D-1649,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24954
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Date:Monday 7 April 1930
Type:Junkers W.33d
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-1649
MSN: 2544
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Broomlands Farm, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Berlin-Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany (THF/EDDI)
Destination airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed at Broomlands Farm, Limpsfield Common, Surrey. While descending to Croydon on a night cargo/mail flight from Berlin, the airplane went of control and crashed on a hill located in Limpsfield, bursting into flames. The aircraft named 'Baikal' was destroyed and pilot Karl Wesell (24) and mechanic Gustav Ferdinand Connert (24) died..


1. Jenaer Volksblatt 7 April 1930
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/12/C160:
10.The Illustrated London News 1930:

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2010 02:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
30-Nov-2010 14:14 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2013 23:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2014 15:40 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2014 15:50 TB Updated [Source]
22-Nov-2017 01:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2018 17:10 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Feb-2019 18:11 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
08-May-2020 17:31 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2020 17:33 TB Updated [Narrative]
13-Jun-2023 07:07 TB Updated [[Narrative]]

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