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Date:Friday 17 January 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mg3e
Operator:Malert - Magyar Légiforgalmi Rt.
Registration: HA-JUA
MSN: 5523
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Nagyvárad (Oradea) (   Romania)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Budaörs Airport (LHBS), Hungary
Destination airport:Târgu Mures Airport (TGM/LRTM), Romania
The Junkers Ju-52 named "Kaszala Karoly" crashed.

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photo of Junkers-Ju-52-3mg3e-HA-JUA
accident date: 17-01-1941
type: Junkers Ju-52/3mg3e
registration: HA-JUA

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 Budaörs Airport to Târgu Mures Airport as the crow flies is 423 km (265 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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