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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 26 May 1940
Time:12:55
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: J6108
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Amot, Osterdalen, Hedmark (   Norway)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Narvik-Framnes Airport (NVK/ENNK), Norway
Narrative:
Crashed into trees. The Ju-52 was on its way to Narvik with paratroopers and drop containers.

Sources:
» Junkers Ju 52/3m Åmot, Østerdalen


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