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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 25 April 1935
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mho
Fluggesellschaft:Deutsche Lufthansa
Kennzeichen: D-AJYR
Werknummer: J4045
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Hallgarten (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Köln-Butzweilerhof Airfield, Deutschland
Flug nach:Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
The Junkers Ju-52/3m named "E. Schäfer" crashed into a mountain under adverse weather conditions.
This flight was a postal flight. All crew members (pilot, flight engineer and radio operator) were killed.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Köln-Butzweilerhof Airfield to Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport as the crow flies is 157 km (98 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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