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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221906
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:26-APR-1937
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:Perak Flying Club
Registration: VR-RAM
C/n / msn: 3537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kramat Pulai Mine, Perak -   Malaysia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Penang, Straits Settlement
Destination airport:Kramat Pulai Mine, Perak
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth VR-RAM, First registered 11.3.37 to the Perak Flying Club. Written off (destroyed) 26.4.37 when crashed at the Kramat Pulai Mine, Perak, Malaya. Passenger R.D. Wilson killed, pilot Captain George Alexander Bentinck M.C. injured

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accmisc.htm
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p035.html
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_VR-R.html
4. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 26 April 1937, Page 1: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/singfreepressb19370426-1.2.9
5. The Straits Times, 26 April 1937, Page 12: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19370426-1.2.70
6. The Straits Times, 27 April 1937, Page 12: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19370427-1.2.84
7. The Straits Times, 20 June 1937, Page 8 (Inquest into death of passenger): http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19370620-1.2.73


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Revision history:

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16-Feb-2019 19:07 Dr. John Smith Added

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