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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Saturday 2 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Magyar LÚgier÷ - Hungarian Air Force
Registration: S.2+07
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Radvan (   Slovakia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Buda÷rs Airport (LHBS), Hungary
Destination airport:Krakˇw Airport (KRK/EPKK), Poland
The Junkers Ju-52/3m was shot down by Frantisek Kiprich flying an Avia B-534.
Three occupants survived the crash. Flight engineer Laszlo Tseki died.



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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 Buda÷rs Airport to Krakˇw Airport as the crow flies is 296 km (185 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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