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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 6 November 1934
Time:23:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Operator:Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft
Registration: D-AVAN
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gross-Rackitt, Pommern (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Königsberg Airport (KGD/UMKK), Russia
Destination airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Germany
Narrative:
Crashed while attempting to carry out an emergency landing.

Sources:
» Utrechts Nieuwsblad (07-11-1934), pag. 3
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


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Distance from Königsberg Airport to Berlin-Tempelhof Airport as the crow flies is 540 km (337 miles).

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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