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Date:Saturday 21 April 1945
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200KB-1
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-ASHH
MSN: 0009
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Piesenkofen (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDBB), Germany
Destination airport:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany
Narrative:
The FW-200 "Hessen" departed Berlin on a flight to Munich. It crashed and burned out near Piesenkofen.

Sources:
» www.luchtoorlog.be/fw200.htm


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Distance from Berlin-Tempelhof Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 494 km (308 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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