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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 2 June 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: DC+SP
C/n / msn: 6751
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Riksgränsen, Kiruna (   Sweden)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Trondheim-Værnes Airport (TRD/ENVA), Norway
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Chased by a Gloster Gladiator, shot down by Swedish anti aircraft fire after crossing the border. The Ju-52 from 1/KGzbV 106 was carrying paratroopers from 1/FJR1.

Sources:
» ktsorens.thilde.org


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