Aviation Photo #1328980 Junkers Ju-52/3mge - Aero O/Y

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Finnair photo. Uploaded with permission.This is one of several photos received from Finnair. They were disposing of old photos and I was asked if I want them.Otherwise they would go to the waste bin. How could I turn down an offer like that? I was also told that that I could publish them as long as it was mentioned that they originate from Finnair.
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Photo Added: February 21, 2008

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9 years ago
Fantastic Tom and Finnair! I think the unfortunate fate of Kaleva adds the historical value of this picture. Kaleva was shot down 14th June 1940 by a Soviet bomber's gunner. It was during the Interim Peace. Ju-52 was on its way to Tallinn.
7 years ago
Great. I love the Ju-52 and it seems that photos of the floatplane variant are very rare. Thanks for saving before the photos would be put in the trash. And of course thanks for sharing.
7 years ago
A most valuable atmospheric and historically interesting shot from a bygone age!
7 years ago
A picture says more than a thousand words. 5 Stars. Tom and Finnair, Thank you very much! Greetings from Brazil.
7 years ago
Amazing! Post more.
7 years ago
It is a nice and a sad picture at the same time. Kaleva was indeed shot down on 14th June, 1940, but it was already heading for Helsinki after having left Tallinn a few moments ago.
The picture shows how Helsinki airport looked like at that time.
6 years ago
Why Finnair decided to trash these photos is beyond me, but I'm glad someone asked if you wanted them! Thanks, Mr. Edvardsson, for sharing with us! More, please!

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