Unlawful Interference Junkers Ju-52/3m D-AUAW, Saturday 2 September 1944
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Date:Saturday 2 September 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-AUAW
MSN: 641039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Ivanca, Senj -   Croatia
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Athens-Hassani Airport (ATH/LGAT)
Destination airport:Wien Air Base (VIE/LOWW)
Narrative:
The Junkers Ju-52/3m, named "Gerhard Amann", was shot down by three fighter aircraft.
The airplane was flying at 400 m when it was attacked. The flight could not hide in clouds because the weather was fine with cloud base at 3000 m.

Sources:

The Hugo Junkers Homepage
Deutsche Lufthansa: Der Kranich in Turbulenzen, 1939-1945 / Hans W Neulen

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