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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Date:Monday 21 April 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: NO+RH
MSN: 5264
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Deva, Apuseni Mountains (   Romania)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Junkers Ju-52 crashed as a result of pilot failure in adverse weather conditions. The four crew members and twelve paratroopers died in the crash.

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