Air Enthusiast 1996-11
S.Huertas - Canberras over the Falklands
B.62 B-101 posing for the camera in the UK. It is carrying the UK civil registration G-AYHO to facilitate its appearance at the September 1970 SBAC display at Farnborough.
Pilot and navigator pose besides Canberra B.62 B-105. On the right is Captain Casado, lost on board B-108 on June 13, 1982.
‘Grupo 2 de Bombardeo’ crews pose in front of their faithful Canberras at Parana, just prior to the conflict.
Close-up of B-108 on the day before its last mission, in transit between Trelew and Rio Gallegos.
Another view of B-101 prior to the Farnborough show. Built as a B2 by Handley Page at Radlett as WJ616, it was issued to the RAF on January 8, 1954. It was acquired by the British Aircraft Corporation on February 23,1968 for potential refurbishment and resale. It was delivered to Argentina on November 17, 1970.
Solid-nosed T.64 B-111 being readied at Trelew for another combat sortie.
B-104 at its dispersal at Parana.
1st Lt Annino with B-104 - note the unit badge.
1st Lt Daniel Gonzalez, left, who ejected from Canberra B-110, after being shot down by a Sea Harrier. He was never found. On the right is Jorge Segat.