ASN Aircraft accident Junkers Ju-52/3m registration unknown Kattegat
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Date:Friday 14 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: registration unknown
MSN: 3436
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kattegat (   Denmark)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Værløse Air Base (EKVL), Denmark
Destination airport:Værløse Air Base (EKVL), Denmark
Narrative:
A Junkers Ju-52/3m was operating out of Værløse Air Base on a mission for the search and destruction of mines.
It was shot down by RAF Mosquitos. The Ju-52 crashed into the sea and the three crew members died.

Sources:
» Airwar over Denmark


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Distance from Værløse Air Base to Værløse Air Base as the crow flies is 19866 km (12416 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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