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Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Aeronaútica Militar
Registration: 109
MSN: 3648
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Base Aérea Nº 1, Sintra, Sintra Municipality, -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Base Aérea Nº 1, Sintra, Portugal (LPST)
Destination airport:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 3648 (Gipsy Major #80282) C of A 6159 issued 14.12.37 to Oficinas Gerais de Material Aeronautico (OGMA) for Aeronaútica Militar (Portuguese AF).

Written off (destroyed) 6 August 1940 when crashed and burned at Base Aérea Nº 1, Sintra, Portugal. Student pilot Cabo José Augusto Torres Lopes killed. Aircraft destroyed by fire. According to a rough translation into English of the original Portugese blog (see link #3 & #4 for the original Portugese text):

"August 6, 1940
Lost in collision with the ground, in Sintra, the Tiger Moth with the registration of Military Aeronautics 109, killing Cadete Pilot student José Augusto Torres Lopes".


1. Diário de Lisboa 6 August 1940, p4
2. Correo da Manha 6 August 1940, p5
4. Newspaper cutting ref accident:


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Revision history:

01-Jul-2017 20:12 TB Added
02-Jul-2017 11:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Sep-2018 19:24 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2019 11:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-May-2021 02:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2021 03:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
04-Aug-2021 16:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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