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1940 Deutsche Lufthansa Ju 90 crash

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Summary  Icing
Crew  6
Aircraft type  Junkers Ju 90A1
Operator  Deutsche Luft Hansa
Survivor  0
Location  Schönteichen
Passengers  23
Survivors  0
Date  8 November 1940
Total fatalities  29 (all)
Passenger count  23
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Site  Schönteichen, Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
Destination  Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

On 8 November 1940, a Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju 90 passenger aircraft crashed near the municipality of Schönteichen, Germany, killing all 29 people on board.

The aircraft, registered D-AVMF and named Brandenburg, was en route from the German capital Berlin to Budapest, Hungary, when ice formed on its tail, causing the airplane to lose control and crash. At the time, the accident was the worst one on German soil.

References

1940 Deutsche Lufthansa Ju 90 crash Wikipedia


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