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Crash of vintage JU-52 in Swiss Alps kills all 20 people on board

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(CNN)A vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps on Saturday, killing all 20 people on board, police said. The mid-century plane, a Junkers JU-52, crashed in the Piz Segnas mountain range, near the Austrian border. All 17 passengers and three crew members died in the crash, which happened around 5 p.m. local time. They were aged between 42 and 84. (www.cnn.com) Plus d'info...

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upchucked
C. WESLEY GRADY 0
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A Ju-Air Junkers JU-52, down SW of Martinsloch, Switzerland, no survivors

Apparently the aircraft had serious control issues, but continued flight until crash

https://www.aeroinside.com/item/11876/ju-air-ju52-at-piz-segnas-on-aug-4th-2018-impacted-terrain?utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20180807
nasdisco
Chris B 0
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JU52 trimotor crashes in Switzerland

All twenty people on board died when a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps, authorities have confirmed.

The plane which came down in Switzerland was a vintage Junker JU-52 HB-HOT which saw use as both an airliner and freighter when in operation during and after the second world war.

The plane was travelling from Locarno to Dubendorf in Switzerland with 17 passengers and three crew on board.

Most of the victims were Swiss but they also included a couple and their son from Austria.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/20-people-killed-in-vintage-plane-crash-in-swiss-alps-a3904061.html

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