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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48582
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1977
Time:
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
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Malvernia area -   Mozambique
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:New Sarum, Rhodesia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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:
Crew:
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.

Sources:

Air Enthusiast 53
http://web.archive.org/web/20171024161347/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Zimbabwe_Rhodesia.htm
http://rhodesianforces.org/AircraftIncidents.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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