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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215034
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:08-FEB-1939
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:AeronŠutica Militar
Registration: 133
MSN: 3649
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chamusca, Santarťm District -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth "133" of AeronŠutica Militar: Written off (destroyed) 8 February 1939 when crashed at Chamusa, Portugal. Pilot killed. According to a rough translation into English of the original Portugese blog (see link #2 for ther original Portugese text):

"February 8, 1939
Due to a collision in the air, the Tiger Moth 133 of the Military Aeronautics is lost, and Ensign Pilot Francisco Bar„o da Cunha dies".

Sources:

1. DiŠrio de Lisboa 8 February 1939, p4
2. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
3. Newspaper cutting ref accident:
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hxtjCO8NOUI/W4VKG0qXfDI/AAAAAAAAEHA/LeTE_YzXjy4foTMxw_5uYjyjnKUvaWv4wCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_20180828_141024_resized_20180828_021107138.jpg
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chamusca
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p036.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2018 19:20 TB Added
27-May-2021 02:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2021 02:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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