Junkers Ju52 from Lufthansa in Egelsbach

Type: Junkers Ju-52/3mg8e
Registration: D-AQUI
Serial: 130714

The Junkers Ju 52 (nicknamed Tante Ju – “Auntie Ju” – and “Iron Annie”) was a German transport aircraft manufactured from 1932 to 1945. It saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s. In a civilian role, it flew with over 12 air carriers including Swissair and Lufthansa as an airliner and freight hauler. In a military role, it flew with the Luftwaffe as a troop and cargo transport and briefly as a medium bomber. The Ju 52 continued in postwar service with military and civilian air fleets well into the 1980s.

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