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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48582
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B2
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Rhodesian AF
Registration: R2514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Malvernia area -   Mozambique
Phase: En route
Departure airport:New Sarum, Rhodesia
Destination airport:
12.01.77 Canberra B2 R2514 of 5 Squaderon, Rhodesian Air Force crashed in the Malvernia area of Mozambique, when the Bomb bay was hit by ground fire, with the loss of all three on board:
Flt Lt I. H. Donaldson (killed)
Air Sub Lt D. Hawkes (killed)
Capt R.S.S. Warracker (army) (killed)

Calimed by FRELIMO to have been shot down by them.


Air Enthusiast 53

Revision history:

07-Dec-2008 10:57 harro Added
05-Apr-2013 01:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2013 14:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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