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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Date:Tuesday 13 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mg4e
Registration: G6+GW
MSN: 6857
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Odessa (   Ukraine)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The plane belonged to the 104th Transport Group, 4th Air Fleet, of the German Luftwaffe based at Nikolaev, Ukraine. The plane probably crashed due to bad weather conditions while on a flight to or from Targsorul Nou, Romania.
The wreckage of the plane was discovered in the year 2009, 23 meters beneath the surface.



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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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