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Date:06-JUN-1935
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: 126
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Viseu, Centro Region -   Portugal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Espinho, Aveiro District, Porto, Portugal.
Destination airport:Viseu, Centro Region, Portugal
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth "126", Aeronáutica Militar: Written off (destroyed) 6 June 1935 when crashed on landing at Viseu, Portrugal, during "II Rallye Aero de Portugal". Pilot survived, passenger killed. According to a rough translation into English from the original Portugese blog [see link #3 for the original Portugese text]:

"June 6, 1935
On top of the landing in Viseu, the Tiger Moth with number 126 of the Military Aeronautics, killing the 2nd Mechanical Sergeant António José Gonçalves Lobato. The Pilot survived."

As "132" in press report (see link #4). Believed one of ten Tiger Moths supplied to Portugal in 1934 [MSN 3212 to 3221]

Sources:

1. Diário de Lisboa 6 June 1935, p7
2. El Litoral 6 June 1935, p1
3. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
4. Newspaper cutting ref accident: https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1YK139k4Wd0/W4U4W6GdT9I/AAAAAAAAEGw/IrOMlJaxmMgYI3Ouf2XSZuNhP9J29kqBQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_20180828_125353_resized_20180828_125406241.jpg
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p032.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Espinho,_Portugal
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viseu_Airport
8. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2018 18:44 TB Added
04-Sep-2018 19:46 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2021 02:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2021 20:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]

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