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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189468
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:28-OCT-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:Military School of Aeronautics, Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya
Registration: 11
MSN: 3613
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Pando, Canelones Department -   Uruguay
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pando, Canelones Department of Uruguay.
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 3613 (Gipsy Major #80145): C of A 6021 issued 20.8.37 to Uruguayan Ministry of War as 11. Delivered by sea (crated) to Montevideo October 1937. Erected and reflown 6.11.37; assigned to Military School of Aeronautics (EMAer), Pando. Crashed after fell in spin at low altitude near Pando 28.10.40; Jnr Lt Omar Soto & Jr Lt Walter Altesor killed. Aircraft rebuilt late 1941. Re-serialled E-610 [by/in 9.41].

Crashed (for the second and final time) on take-off Air France Auxiliary Aerodrome, Rocha Lagoon 29.8.42; 1st Lt Adail Altesor & Lt Jr Washington Baco killed. Struck off charge 1.10.42.

Sources:

1. http://www.pilotoviejo.com/historiatigermothen.htm
2. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pando,_Uruguay

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2016 16:33 TB Added
24-Aug-2016 20:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Aug-2021 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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