Date & Time: Apr 13, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
5615
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew left Trondheim-Værnes Airport in the day bound for the south with another JU52. En route, the aircraft was shot down by a Norwegian anti-aircraft battery and crashed into the sea off the Gangsøya Island. All seven crew members were rescued while the aircraft was lost.
Probable cause:
Shot down by Norwegian Flak.