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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263122
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:31-MAR-1937
Time:day
Type:DUAL ENTRY
Owner/operator:AronŠutica Militar
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pero Pinheiro, Sintra -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA1, Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth "108" [MSN 3167] of AeronŠutica Militar: Supplied new ex-DeHavilland to AeronŠutica Militar (Portugese Army Air Corps). C of A 3727 issued 16.1.33 to Ministry of War, Lisbon. To Portuguese AF as 9; re-numbered as 108 in 1935.

Written off (destroyed) 31.3.37 when crashed into a telegraph pole at Pero Pinheiro, Sintra. Pilot killed. According to a rough translation into English of the original Portugese blog (see link #3 & #4 for the original Portugese text):

"March 31, 1937
The Tiger Moth with registration number 108 of the Military Aeronautics collides, in Pero Pinheiro, Sintra, with a telegraph pole. 1st Pilot Corporal Jo„o Dias Leite Faria died the following day as a result of his injuries."

Sources:

1. Folha da Noite 1 April 1937, p1
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p031.html
3. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
4. Newspaper cutting ref accident: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-HINEbsjaYV0/XSOyGASU3hI/AAAAAAAAE8A/CUNghg9wIFohznUYtwAYpDJxnYMrQ7gwQCLcBGAs/s1600/eZy_watermark_08-07-2019_02-39-06.jpg
5. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
6. https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pero_Pinheiro


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2021 02:20 Dr. John Smith Added
27-May-2021 02:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
27-May-2021 02:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2021 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
13-Nov-2021 16:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Category]

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