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Last updated: 27 May 2021
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Date:31-MAR-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:AeronŠutica Militar
Registration: 108
MSN: 3167
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pero Pinheiro, Sintra -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sintra, Portugal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth "108" [MSN 3167] of AeronŠutica Militar: Supplied new ex-DeHavilland to AeronŠutica Militar (Portugese Army Air Corps) in 1933. Written off (destroyed) 31 March 1937 when crashed into a telegraph pole at Pero Pinheiro, Sintra. Pilot killed. According to a rough translation into English of the original Portugese blog (see link #3 & #4 for the original Portugese text):

"March 31, 1937
The Tiger Moth with registration number 108 of the Military Aeronautics collides, in Pero Pinheiro, Sintra, with a telegraph pole. 1st Pilot Corporal Jo„o Dias Leite Faria died the following day as a result of his injuries."

Sources:

1. Folha da Noite 1 April 1937, p1
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p031.html
3. https://acidentesaviacaomilitar.blogspot.com/search/label/DH-82A%20Tiger%20Moth
4. Newspaper cutting ref accident: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-HINEbsjaYV0/XSOyGASU3hI/AAAAAAAAE8A/CUNghg9wIFohznUYtwAYpDJxnYMrQ7gwQCLcBGAs/s1600/eZy_watermark_08-07-2019_02-39-06.jpg


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2021 02:20 Dr. John Smith Added
27-May-2021 02:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
27-May-2021 02:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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