Date & Time: Dec 2, 1938 at 2356 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Berlin – Vienna – Athens – Baghdad
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On final approach to Vienna-Schwechat Airport by night, the aircraft hit the ground, lost its undercarriage and slid several yards before coming to rest in flames. All eight occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Poor judgement on part of the flying crew who continued the approach at a too low altitude.