Accident English Electric Canberra B2 R2514, Wednesday 12 January 1977
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Wednesday 12 January 1977
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: Destroyed
Location:Malvernia area -   Mozambique
Phase: En route
Departure airport:New Sarum, Rhodesia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314