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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48581
Last updated: 11 May 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 Rhodesia AF
Registration: R5212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wankie National Park -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Departure airport:New Sarum, Rhodesia
Destination airport:
29th October 1969 : Rhodesian Air Force Canberra B 2 R5212 of 5 Squadron crashed after running out of fuel in tropical storm at night. Crashed Wankie National Park, Southern Rhodesia.Crew of two - Air Sub Lt. J. Stagman (pilot) and navigator Air Lt. D. Postance - ejected


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Revision history:

07-Dec-2008 10:56 harro Added
02-May-2009 04:40 Anon. Updated
05-Apr-2013 01:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2013 18:36 Nepa Updated [Operator]
17-Aug-2018 08:28 JF Updated [Date]

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