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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181411
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:06-SEP-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Aeronáutica Militar
Registration: 138
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Algueirão-Mem Martins, Municipality of Sintra -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Base Aérea Nº 1, Sintra, Portugal (LPST)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN to Oficinas Gerais de Material Aeronautico (OGMA) for Aeronaútica Militar (Portuguese AF).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 6.9.40: One of two "Tiger" [Tiger Moths] collided at Algueirão-Mem Martins, in the municipality of Sintra, Portugal. Both pilots (one in each aircraft) killed. Pilot 1°Cab Aníbal Carlos de Almeida Franco killed in Tiger Moth '138'.

Registration of the Tiger Moth involved given as "138", conflicting with a reported crash of a Tiger Moth with the same serial on 28 June 1937 [which see].

Sources:

1. Correio da Manhã 8 September 1940, p6
2. Diário de Lisboa 8 September 1940, p5
3. Newspaper cutting re accident: https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
4. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
5. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algueir%C3%A3o%E2%80%93Mem_Martins

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Nov-2015 20:26 TB Added
20-Jan-2017 17:21 TB Updated [Date, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2017 18:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2018 19:31 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2021 18:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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