Date & Time: Oct 30, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Schleissheim – Zeltweg
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was on its way from Schleissheim, in the suburb of Munich, to the Zeltweg Airfield located in Styria, Austria. En route, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and the three engine aircraft hit the east slope of Mt Watzmann (2,713 meters high) located in the Berchtesgaden National Park. No trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found until the Summer 2003.