Accident Junkers Ju-52/3mte D-ABUR, Tuesday 4 January 1938
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 1938
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Junkers Ju-52/3mte
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-ABUR
MSN: 5777
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Frankfurt -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Milano (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Narrative:
The Ju-52, named "Charles Haar", crashed in snowstorm on approach due to icing.

Sources:

World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
Nieuwe Apeldoornsche courant 5-1-1938
Jenaer Volksblatt 5 January 1938, p2

Statistics

  • 50th worst accident in 1938
  • 128th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 10th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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