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Date:24-JUN-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Curtis Avaiation (NSW) Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-SDR
C/n / msn: 83247
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hoxton Park, Sydney, New South Wales -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Camden (CDU/YSCN), NSW, Australia
Destination airport:Sydney
Narrative:
Engine failure in cruise and subsequent forced landing at the former Olympin Equestrian site, touched down on soft ground and flipped over.

[VH-SDR (ex-RAF Tiger Moth T5528 c/no 83247) Served with RAAF retaining RAF serial. Registered VH-AKN 23/10/50 to 06/12/50. Registered VH-PCA 06/12/50 to 13/09/54. Crashed 20/08/54 near Bombala, NSW. Rebuilt from 1994, and Registered VH-SDR from 08/08/90.]

Sources:

The Moth, Enterprise # 143
https://www.pprune.org/dg-p-general-aviation-questions/328295-tigermoth-crash.html
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-SDR.html
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/2a17.shtml
http://www.myaviation.net/search/search.php?view=®nr=VH-SDR
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p832.htm


Images:

Photo of VH-SDR courtesy AirHistory.net


Horsham (YHSM / HSM)
29 September 1991; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2010 22:41 Petro Added
02-Feb-2012 03:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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