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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165674
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:15-MAY-1942
Time:c. 09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Aeronįutica Militar
Registration: 103?
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio de Mouro, Sintra -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA1 Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed by fire at Rio de Mouro, Portugal 15 May 1942, after two Tiger Moths collided. 1°Cabo Av Joćo Guilherme Fonseca de Bastos died in one of the two aircraft involved. Alf Av Ferreira Roriz crash-landed at Grania do Marques. Possible candidate for the fatal accident and write off is Serial No. 103, which was Struck Off Charge on 4 August 1942.

Rio de Mouro is a town and civil parish in the municipality of Sintra, Portugal. It is located at a distance of 15 km from the capital, Lisbon.

Sources:

1. Diįrio de Lisboa 15 May 1942, p4
2. El Tiempo 16 May 1942, p9
3. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
4. Newspaper cutting ref incident (Portugese text): https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Mouro

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2014 15:10 TB Added
15-Jan-2017 22:12 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2017 22:43 TB Updated [Narrative]
16-Jan-2017 08:41 TB Updated [Operator]
01-Jul-2017 19:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Aug-2021 21:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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