Date & Time: Feb 22, 1938 at 0445 LT
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
D-APAR
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Berlin – Cologne – Paris
MSN:
4040
YOM:
1934
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a night mail flight from Berlin to Paris with an intermediate stop in Cologne. The aircraft christened 'Otto Parschau' left Cologne at 0241LT and while approaching Paris two hours later, the was unable to localize the airfield due to foggy conditions. Few minutes later, the three engine aircraft crashed in the garden of a castle located in Châtenay-en-France, north of Goussainville. All three crewmen were killed.