The SAAF in the Korean War

  • -

The SAAF in the Korean War

Category : Articles

Excellent and extremely rare original colour photograph of North American F-51D Mustang fighters of No. 2 Squadron of the South African Air Force (SAAF) whilst involved in the Korean War. Here they are seen conducting run-ups at their base in Korea in 1951. This particular F-51D Mustang No. 346 – featured in the photograph – crashed on 29/11/1951 tragically killing the pilot Capt Janse van Rensburg. 

This photo courtesy and copyright to Ian Pretorius from his Dad's collection, the then Lt M S (Mike) Pretorius.


Search this Site

Next Event

Apr
29
Sat
2017
10:00 South African Nation Building Tr... @ Parliament Square
South African Nation Building Tr... @ Parliament Square
Apr 29 @ 10:00 – 12:30
South African Nation Building Tribute @ Parliament Square | England | United Kingdom
  In celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa, the South African Legion – England Branch, in association with the Royal British Legion – South African branch, gives tribute to three statesmen whose nation building vision and deeds shaped modern South
Jun
9
Fri
2017
10:00 UK Founders Day Parade @ Royal Hospital Chelsea
UK Founders Day Parade @ Royal Hospital Chelsea
Jun 9 @ 10:00 – 11:00
UK Founders Day Parade @ Royal Hospital Chelsea | England | United Kingdom
Purpose: Founder’s Day (also known as Oak Apple Day) is the highlight of the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s calendar, an event attended by all our brethren, the Chelsea Pensioners, celebrating the founding of the Royal Hospital
Jun
24
Sat
2017
10:00 UK Armed Forces Day Parade 2017 @ Woking Town Centre
UK Armed Forces Day Parade 2017 @ Woking Town Centre
Jun 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
UK Armed Forces Day Parade 2017 @ Woking Town Centre | Woking | England | United Kingdom
Purpose: A chance to show our support for the armed forces of our host nation. This event is under the auspices of the Royal Naval Association.

Shopping Cart

Loading...