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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196451
Last updated: 27 May 2021
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Date:28-JUN-1937
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: 138
MSN: 3652
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Praia das Maçãs, Colares -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth "138" of Aeronáutica Militar: Written off (destroyed) when crashed into the sea at Praia das Maçãs, Colares, Portugal. The pilot was killed. According to a rough translation into English of the original Portugese blog (see link #5 for ther original Portugese text):

"June 28, 1937
The Tiger Moth with the registration number of Military Aeronautics 138 falls into the sea, next to Praia das Maçãs - Sintra, and the 1st Pilot Armando Marques Coimbra dies."

Sources:

1. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
2. Nwwspaper cutting ref accident: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-5p-WMkNvUCQ/XSO0IFHNKpI/AAAAAAAAE8k/iUxzgkiDqbcu006gSxEx8VUHg1E1Bzf_gCLcBGAs/s1600/eZy_watermark_08-07-2019_02-45-45.jpg
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p036.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2017 19:49 TB Added
03-Sep-2018 19:04 TB Updated [Source]
27-May-2021 02:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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