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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266300
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:09-NOV-1934
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:4 AACU Royal Air Force (4 AACU RAF)
Registration: K2591
MSN: 1763
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tengah -   Singapore
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Seletar, Singapore (XSP/WSSL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth MSN 1763: (Delivered without engine). Taken on charge as K2591 at Home Aircraft Depot, Henlow 6.1.32. To DeHavilland 20.6.33. Converted to Seaplane 2.5.34. To Sealand Packing Depot 12.5.34 for crating and shipping overseas. Shipped to Singapore 23.6.34. Erected and re-flown at RAF Tengah, Singapore 30.6.34. Converted to landplane and to 4 AACU (Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation Unit) RAF Seletar, Singapore.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take-off from RAF Seletar, Singapore 9.11.34 and Struck off charge 4.2.35. [Total flying time on airframe 51 hours]

Sources:

1. The K File - The RAF of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1995 p.346)
2. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p017.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seletar_Airport#RAF_Seletar
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Anti-Aircraft_units_of_the_Royal_Air_Force

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2021 14:43 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Aug-2021 17:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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