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Last updated: 5 April 2019
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Date:30-OCT-1938
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60X Moth
Owner/operator:Escola de Aviação Civil
Registration: PP-TAL
C/n / msn: 536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/no. 536: DH.60X [Cirrus II] to Major Shirley G Kingsley, Argentina, with C of A 1300 issued 25.1.28. Re-registered in Brazil as P-BABL in July 1931 to Rafael de Oliveira, Rio de Janeiro. Re-registered PP-TAL in 1933 to same owner. Re-registered in March 1938 to Escola Brasileira de Aviacao Civil.

Written off (destroyed) 30,10,38 when crashed into the sea off Rio de Janeiro during air festival 'Semana da Asa'. Bothnperson on board were killed.

Sources:

1. Folha da Noite 31 October 1938, page 1
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_PP-.htmll
4. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2013/06/pp-tal-de-havilland-dh60x-cirrus-ii.html
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_P-B.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jul-2015 17:02 TB Added
18-Aug-2017 21:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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