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Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mg14e
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: G6+OL
MSN: 640750
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) E of Dreux (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane carried 4 crew members and 15 passengers. It was shot down during an aerial combat. All 15 passengers and 1 crew member died in the crash. Three crew members were injured.

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