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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 31 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Registration: G6-QV
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:eastern Germany (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport, Poland
Destination airport:Cottbus Air Base (ETHT), Germany
The airplane was reported missing in eastern Germany between 30 January - 1 February 1945. The 5 crew members and 7 passengers are MIA and are deemed to have died.



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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 Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport to Cottbus Air Base as the crow flies is 407 km (254 miles).

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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