Date & Time: Jun 14, 1940 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Tallinn – Helsinki
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after take off from Tallinn-Ylemiste Airport, while overflying the Gulf of Finland, the three engine aircraft christened 'Kaleva' was shot down by the pilots of two Soviet Air Force Tupolev SB-2. Out of control, the aircraft crashed into the sea off the Keri Island, killing all nine occupants.
Shot down by two Soviet fighters.