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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 409
Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth
Registration: PH-NIS
C/n / msn: 83610
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hilversum -   Netherlands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner towing
Departure airport:Hilversum, Netherlands
Destination airport:
02.06.1968 PH-NIS DH.82A De Havilland Tiger Moth (c/no.83610) After picking up the trail climbed the unit is not normal way. It fell off on the right wing, made ​​an uncontrolled turn and became exaggerated.

The pilot had not jettisoned the banner he was towing. The plane hit the ground and shortly thereafter was on fire. The pilot saw no chance to get out and was pulled off the plane by bystanders. He sustained very serious burns and died a few days later. The Tiger Moth was entirely destroyed.


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Revision history:

21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
06-Aug-2008 06:31 harro Updated
02-Jun-2012 17:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2019 10:27 Cobar Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]

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