Date & Time: Aug 13, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 247
Operator:
Registration:
D-AKIN
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Hanovre - Rechlin
MSN:
1944
YOM:
1935
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Two pilots and one engineer of the company were involved in a flight that was conducted to test an experimental autopilot system. The twin engine aircraft crashed on takeoff for unknown reason and was damaged beyond repair while all three occupants were injured.