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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Friday 11 May 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic C160 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Transall C-160D
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: 50+39
C/n / msn: D-61
First flight: 1969-07-24 (20 years 10 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,2 km (1.4 mls) W of Rodenbach (   Germany)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wunstorf Air Base (ETNW), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-160 was on a low-level training flight when the crew lost ground contact in poor visibility conditions. The airplane contacted the ground and crashed on the top of a hill in a dense forest.

Sources:
» Aviation Databases 2002


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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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