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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215044
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:27-JAN-1943
Time:c. 10:30 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:Aeronáutica Militar
Registration: 110
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Albarraque, Sintra -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA1 Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth 110 Abandoned and crashed near Albarraque, Sintra 27.1.43; pilot (aged 22) parachuted but mechanic Jose da Cunha Goncalves (aged 19) died. Struck Off Charge 8.2.42

Albarraque is a village located in the southwest of the parish of Rio de Mouro, municipality of Sintra.

NOTE: Another/replacement Tiger Moth, with the same serial [110] collided with Tiger Moth 102 & crashed at Algueirao, Sintra 10.9.45; pilots Joao Manuel da Costa Moura & Jose Guedes de Figueiredo killed. This incident involved a completely different aircraft to the above.

Sources:

1. Diário de Lisboa 27 January 1943, p5
2. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
3, Newspaper cutting re incident: https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
4. https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albarraque (Portugese text)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2018 07:48 TB Added
17-Aug-2021 16:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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