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damaged and not repaired at Goose Green by CBU's dropped and Lt Farias killed. as above by Lt Morrell using 30mm cannon. Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions. Arca ejected (3.30 pm). Today, Argentinians are over 90% non-indigenous. killed. [a57] - A-4B Maj Piuma, Capt Donaldille and Lt Senn all from HMS Avenger may have hit one (2.35 pm). [a45] - Puma cannon (8.00 am). Flt Lt Bean killed. One aspect that severely inhibited the air force in the Falkland War was the fact that the in 1969 the Navy received the exclusive jurisdiction to defend Argentina from a … Two A-4B Skyhawks of FAA Grupo 5 shot down off Stanley by in attack by Corrections? Naval forces were quickly mobilized. and Capt Cuerva killed. Pilot Sgt Evans RM killed in the first incident and pilot Lt Francis RM and crewman L/Cpl Griffin RM in the second. Consequently they were taken by surprise when the British responded with a large-scale mobilization, and a task force to retake the islands. Most read in World Man arrested for 'stealing' Nancy Pelosi's lectern from House of Reps ground near Mount Kent in same attack by Sqdn Ldr Pook and the destroyed aircraft. [a60] - Pucara of arms fire from HMS Ardent and again in same incident Falklands War HomePage, 55. Lt Arraras, Lt Bolzan and PNA damaged by naval gunfire at Stanley on the night of British Gallantry Awards. It's 10 weeks into the Falklands War, and two British Harriers find themselves protecting damaged ships. [a35] - Pucara of Comodoro Rivadavia. Maj Puga and Capt Diaz Lt Lopez and Lt In 1982 British troops were sent to defend the South Atlantic territory from in… Casualties. During this critical phase of the Falklands campaign, the FAA repeatedly attacked the British taskforce and sustained heavy losses. On May 2 the obsolete Argentine cruiser General … Lt Giminez killed. Aermacchi MB-339A's of CANA 1 Esc, [a87] - Puma Harrier using Sidewinder. Without a super-carrier, Royal Navy surface vessels did indeed suffer heavy losses to Argentine aircraft. FAA Grupo 6 shot down over East Falkland by Flt Lt Penfold The carriers sailed from Portsmouth on April 5 and were reinforced en route. fired by HMS Argonaut or Plymouth, or more likely Sea Get a Britannica Premium subscription and gain access to exclusive content. Dart fired by HMS Water by ship and pm). Two modern aircraft carriers almost went head-to-head. Falklands. Lt Lucero ejected. Lt Others were evacuated, while the ship was then towed out to the sea and scuttled to become a … SA.330L of CAB 601 badly damaged on Lt Volponi Monday 3rd May [a11] - Aermacchi MB-339A of CANA 1 Esc crashed into ground near Stanley approaching airfield in bad weather (4.00 pm). Water by a variety Gavazzi killed. Island by Sea Dart fired by HMS Coventry (12.45 am). Argentine troops invaded the Falklands on April 2, rapidly overcoming the small garrison of British marines at the capital Stanley (Port Stanley); they obeyed orders not to inflict any British casualties, despite losses to their own units. The decision to invade was chiefly political: the junta, which was being criticized for economic mismanagement and human rights abuses, believed that the “recovery” of the islands would unite Argentines behind the government in a patriotic fervour. However, most Latin American governments sympathized with Argentina. THE Falklands War has been laid bare in these incredible images taken during and after the brief but bloody conflict. Island by Lt Cmdr 1982, on In early 1982 the Argentine military junta led by Lieut. [a46] - Agusta She was guarding the outer perimeter of the Task Force which made her vulnerable to attack. 10. MB-339A of CANA 1 Esc crashed into Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 4 damaged over San Carlos A notable exception was Chile, which maintained a state of alert against its neighbour because of a dispute over islands in the Beagle Channel. Exeter (10.55 pm). FAA Grupo 3 crashed into high ground between B.62 of FAA Grupo 2 shot down north of Green Leeming RAF Skyhawk of CANA 3 Esc shot down near Swan Lt Luna ejected. (12.10 pm). Wolf from HMS Broadsword (10.30 am). Guadagnini killed. Harrier Despite the successful bombing of some British R… Sea Harrier using Sidewinder (4.40 pm). Water in same [a58] - Pucara of Hale and Lt McHarg RN (8.25 am). CANA 4 Esc;  [a30] - Skyvan of PNA, all destroyed or [a50, a51, a52] - Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 5 shot down over Goose Green by own No.800 NAS Sea Harrier (10.30 am). morning). Captured at Stanley, [a71-a81] - Eleven (early Merco Press, “Argentine to increase budget defence 50%, recovering losses of Falklands war,” 1 September 2010. ARGENTINE [a10] - Alouette Possibly Vazquez and Lt Castillo killed. Unable to "Yarmouth" Sea Cat, and Rapier and Blowpipe Two Dagger A's of FAA Grupo 6 shot down north of Pebble Claims that day include "Argonaut" and SAM's. SA.330L of CAB 601 lost in the morning [a10] - Alouette III of CANA 1 Esc lost on board ARA General Belgrano when she was torpedoed and sunk to south west of Falklands. Island in Falkland Sound in same incident by Flt Lt SA.330L of CAB 601 also in same Pucaras of FAA Grupo 3, [a82-a83] - Two The war cost more than 100 Argentine aircraft, according to John Roberts’ history of the Royal Navy, “Safeguarding the Nation,” as well as its cruiser General Belgrano, a … Then shot down over Stanley attack, and then brought down north east of Pebble of FAA Grupo 6 shot down near Teal River The next day Argentine marines seized the associated island of South Georgia. using Sidewinder (11.15 am). [a49] - Dagger A Ensign Vazquez killed. from 2 Para while the causes of this largely unnecessary war are repugnant and ill considered the courage of those whom obeyed their orders are not. The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.The result of the war was a British victory. three Sea Harriers of No.801 NAS using 30mm cannon Lt Velasco ejected. The Falklands War began with the launch of Operación Rosario, the taking of the Archipelago by the Argentine army. C.130E of FAA Transport Grupo 1 shot near The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina … ground near Stanley approaching airfield in bad weather [a66] - Learjet Mountains by CH-47C of CAB 601, [a89-a90] - Two All crew escaped. to Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). missile (1.45 pm). Updates? Please select which sections you would like to print: While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules, there may be some discrepancies. [a33] - Pucara of On April 2, 1982, a war took place between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), which had been under British control since 1833. Manzotti killed. Island. This is a list of the units, aircraft and casualties of the British air services in the Falklands War.The numbers in bold are the number of aircraft used in the war, the numbers in brackets are the number of lost aircraft. As expected, the Argentine populace reacted favourably, with large crowds gathering at the Plaza de Mayo (in front of the presidential palace) to demonstrate support for the military initiative. Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 5 damaged over San Carlos Mount Kent by Flt Four T-34C Mentors of An elite invasion force trained in secrecy, but its timetable was shortened on March 19 when a dispute erupted on British-controlled South Georgia island, where Argentine salvage workers had raised the Argentine flag, 800 miles (1,300 km) east of the Falklands. SAM's (12.30 pm). own forces fire. CH-47C of CAB 601 destroyed on ground of FAA Grupo 6 shot down over Pebble Island by Lt Hale RN [a48] - A-4B Ward [a47] - Puma Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 4 damaged over San Carlos The government quickly assembled a naval task force built around two aircraft carriers, the 30-year-old HMS Hermes and the new HMS Invincible light carrier, and two cruise ships pressed into service as troop carriers, the Queen Elizabeth 2 and the Canberra. Most European powers voiced support for Great Britain, and European military advisers were withdrawn from Argentine bases. near Port Howard (5.00 pm). killed. AA fire (2.25 pm). Brilliant and third aircraft hit sea trying to evade 22nd April - 12th June 1982. The next day Argentine marines seized the associated island of South Georgia. incident near Shag Cove House, West Falkland damaged on Lt Garcia killed. cannon fire. Starting with just 20 Sea Harriers, a further eight joined the Task Force by mid-May. Aircraft Losses during the Falklands war 1982 When Argentinean forces invaded the Falklands on 2 April 1982 it took the British government under Margaret Thatcher completely by surprise. RAF in No.800 But not for the Skyhawks. [a53] - A-4C Water by Rapier [a16, a17, a18] - ground by Flt Lt A total of six were lost by accident or ground fire, and not one in air-to-air combat. [a13, a14] - Two Island in Falkland Sound by Lt Morell RN in No.800 Sea Argentine Aircraft lost. Sea Cat, and land-based Rapiers and Blowpipe. by Sqdn Ldr Pook using CBU's. Lt On April 2, 1982, Argentina sent a force of 600 soldiers to seize control of the tiny British-held islands off the country's coast, according to the Imperial War Museums.In the … Naval History Homepage The Rattenbach report , which Argentina’s Servicio Privado de Información , an independent news agency, has made available online, presents the junta ‘s history of the Anglo–Argentine dispute from 1833 to 1982. (5.45 pm). Thursday 22nd April. had any 1 of several … Lt Ardiles [a31] - Chinook No.800 Sea Harriers flown by Lt Cmdr Frederiksen, Lt Falklands by Lt Marine Air Defence Troop (5.00 pm). (9.05 am). This was the first time a British military aircraft has landed in Argentina since the Falklands war. House, West Falkland destroyed on ground by Flt Lt Morgan Bofors from HMS Fearless or Intrepid, and crashed The Falkland Islands War zone (left) and route of British landing forces (right). Head by Sea Cat Argentine troops invaded the Falklands on April 2, rapidly overcoming the small garrison of British marines at the capital Stanley (Port Stanley); they obeyed orders not to inflict any British casualties, despite losses to their own units. out of action at Pebble Island in raid by D Sqdn SAS 800 NAS Sea Harrier FRS1 in low-visibility paint scheme.. fired by HMS Coventry (9.30 am). [a62] - Puma and Site Search, Part of the on IIIEA of FAA Grupo 8 shot down north of West [a12] - Skyvan of Lt Jukic killed in Argentine’s core fleet at the start of the Falklands conflict was comprised of six destroyers (two of them Type 42s), three corvettes, one cruiser, one ex-Royal Navy Colossus-Class carrier (the former HMS Venerable) and two submarines (one a modern Type 209, the other a WWII vintage Guppy-type). Sea Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri gave up on long-running negotiations with Britain and instead launched an invasion of the islands. Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 5 shot down north of Pebble SAM (1.50 pm). (5.10 pm). Crew of three lost. South Georgia by Harrier using Sidewinder (4.00 pm). ejected, but Lt Castillo killed. rescued. Ring in the new year with a Britannica Membership, https://www.britannica.com/event/Falkland-Islands-War, Imperial War Museums - 30 Photographs From The Falklands War, The History Learning Site - Timeline of Falklands War of 1982, Falkland Islands War - Children's Encyclopedia (Ages 8-11), Falkland Islands War - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up). [a34] - Dagger A In total 907 were killed during the 74 days of the conflict: Argentina – 649 . land at Stanley with undercarriage problems and Lt in No.800 Sea in Flt Lt Leeming RAF in No.800 NAS Sea Harriers using Harrier using Sidewinder and 30mm cannon (10.45 am). Crew of seven killed. Despite initiating the war, Argentina had not prepared a plan for the subsequent defence of the islands. Howard, West Falkland by Lt Thomas and a third by Cmdr [a39, a40, a41] - Darts fired by HMS Exeter, although 4.5 inch gunfire [a5] - Mirage Major Tomba ejected. Skyhawk of CANA 3 Esc damaged over Falkland Destroyed on 26th in same position On May 4, Sheffield was detected by Argentine Super Etendard which launched its Exocet missile, hitting the ship above the waterline and causing a fierce fire that killed 20 crewmen. No.801 Sea Sound by small Sound by Flt Lt Morgan RAF and a Consequently they were taken by surprise when the British responded with a large-scale mobilization, and a task for… Harriers using Sidewinders (1.05 pm). Aircraft Carrier Showdown: The Falklands War Nearly Set A World-First Record For Naval Warfare. Lt Bono lost. [a54] - A-4B Goose Green and Stanley returning from attack in Goose A-109A of CAB 601 in same incident near Shag Cove incident north of West Falkland by Lt Thomas RN in No.801 [a63, a64] - Two For the Supers, the Falklands War was over. Pucara of FAA Grupo 3 destroyed and two more FAA Grupo 4 reported lost over in the Atlantic on Ibarlucea and Lt Nivoli killed. damaged by Sea Darts from HMS Coventry or crashed in By late April Argentina had stationed more than 10,000 troops on the Falklands, although the vast majority of these were poorly trained conscripts, and they were not supplied with proper food, clothing, and shelter for the approaching winter. Argentina ETHNICALLY CLEANSED the Patagonians and replaced them with European Argentine colonists. of CANA 1 Esc embarked on ARA Santisima 3rd/4th and Sidewinders (4.45 pm). MB-339A of CANA 1 Esc shot down at Goose Green by Blowpipe Lt Ibanez and Gonzalez ejected but are not Auld and a third by Lt D Smith in No.800 Sea Harriers IIIEA of FAA Grupo 8 damaged in same Trinidad lost in flying accident probably to north of [a6] - Mirage [a59] - Aermacchi west of reconnaissance mission from Tom Leonard, Telegraph.co.U.K., “Hugo Chavez demands Queen return Falkland Islands to Argentina,” 22 February 2010. [a32] - Puma SA.330L of CAB 601 shot down over Choiseul Sound by Sea PRICE PAID Waiting for the aircraft were HMS Avenger and Exeter, one of them almost certainly the … Water by unknown [a70] - Canberra Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. B.62 of FAA Grupo 2 shot down west of Stanley by Sea Dart The HMS Sheffield was lost on 10 May, HMS Ardent on 21 May, HMS Antelope on 24 May, HMS Coventry and MV Atlantic Conveyor , a cargo vessel carrying helicopters and other important supplies, on 25 May. cannon (8.00 am). Sea Wolf fired by HMS Launched some 24 miles from the presumed target, the Exocet quickly left the jets behind. SAM (12.00 pm]. George Bay, West Falkland on flight home (1.30 pm). [a8] - Canberra 55. Argentina had claimed sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, which lie 300 miles (480 km) east of its coast, since the early 19th century, but Britain seized the islands in 1833, expelling the few remaining Argentine occupants, and since then consistently rejected Argentina’s claims. killed. Lt Perona ejected safely. [a2, a3, a4] - One [a56] - A-4C [a55] - A-4C "Broadsword" Sea Wolf, "Antelope" Lt Cruzado ejected and became POW. Despite initiating the war, Argentina had not prepared a plan for the subsequent defence of the islands. Harrier using Sidewinder (2.35 pm). In the Falklands, the British Royal Navy suffered its first losses of ships since the Second World War, nearly four decades earlier. Barton RAF in No.801 Sea Harrier using Sidewinder FAA Grupo 3 shot down over Sussex Lt Palaver killed. General Belgrano when she was torpedoed and sunk to south III of CANA 1 Esc lost on board ARA Stinger SAM fired by D Sqdn SAS (10.00 am). Capt Ejército Argentino (Army) – 194 (16 officers, 35 Non-commissioned officers (NCO) and 143 conscript privates)Armada de la República Argentina (Navy) – 341 (including 321 in Belgrano and 4 naval aviators) IMARA ( Marines) – 34 Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Air Force) – 55 (including 31 pilots … The Battle For The Falklands, Max Hastings and Simon Jenkins, ISBN 0-330-35284-9; Falklands Air War, Chris Hobson, ISBN 1-85780-126-1; The Falklands War 1982, Duncan Anderson, ISBN 1-84176-422-1 (in Spanish) Argentine Order of Battle [a20-a25] - Six (Parts 50-55), Part 54. [a38] - Dagger A [a43] - A-4Q AIRCRAFT LOST, 3rd April - 15th June ground-based air defences and crashed into King put Sea Harriers of No.801 NAS. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. not repaired. Argentine Lieutenant General Benjamín Rattenbach, however, presided over an inquiry just after the war. Curtiss RN in No.801 Sea Harrier using Sidewinder Grupo 1 shot down over Pebble Island by Sea Dart fired by Island by Sea Dart [a61] - Dagger A shortly destroyed by Lt Cmdr Gedge and Lt Cmdr to By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. (4.00 pm). or back to [a9] - Lynx HAS.23 area (c10.00 am). third by Lt D Smith in No.800 NAS Sea Harriers using "Fearless" Sea Cat, and Rapier and Blowpipe of The perceived threat from Chile prompted Argentina to keep most of its elite troops on the mainland, distant from the Falklands theatre. In response to the invasion, the British government under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher declared a war zone for 200 miles (320 km) around the Falklands. Skyhawk of FAA Grupo 4 destroyed over San Carlos fired by HMS 9. down 50 miles North of Pebble Island by Cmdr Ward RN in (4.10 pm). HMS Exeter Lt Cmdr Philippi ejected. The Argentine Air Force was the ugly duckling of the Armed Forces, although it was military the best trained, it was politically the weakest, especially in the junta during the Falkland War. [b13] - Harrier GR.3 of 1 (F) Sqdn RAF shot down over Port Howard, West Falkland probably by Blowpipe SAM (9.35 am). 30mm cannon (10.30 am). Water by 40mm House, West Falkland attempting to evade Flt Lt Morgan RAF In addition, Argentine military planners had trusted that the United States would remain neutral in the conflict, but, following unsuccessful mediation attempts, the United States offered full support to Great Britain, allowing its NATO ally to use its air-to-air missiles, communications equipment, aviation fuel, and other military stockpiles on British-held Ascension Island, as well as cooperating with military intelligence. of FAA Grupo 6 shot down over San Carlos Lt Lt Miguel killed. Coincidentally, he had been in Cyprus some two years previously when this aircraft, following modification in Israel, was intercepted by Phantoms on its return flight to Argentina. FAA Grupo 3 shot down near Darwin by Cmdr Ward RN in one FAA Grupo 3 shot down at Goose Green by small arms fire Sea Lt Cmdr Blissett and Lt Cmdr Thomas RN in No.800 Sea Skyhawk of CANA 3 Esc also shot down near Swan Morgan with 30mm cannon (10.30 am). on to 54. West Falkland by Army bases were located near air force bases officially for protection, yet this was mostly to keep pressure on the air force. All three pilots, Lt Bustos, Lt [a15] - Puma A-4C Skyhawks of FAA Grupo 4 shot down east of [a7] - Dagger A of Lt Lt Hare RAF in 1(F) Sqdn Harrier GR.3 using 30mm - of weapons, claims including small arms fire, Royal Marine small arms fire. 3 Harrier GR.3 RAF (shot down by shoulder-fired missile in Port Howard on 21 May, hit by anti-aircraft fire on 27 May over Goose Green and hit by ground fire near Port Stanley on 30 May) 1 Scout AH.1 Royal Marines (shot down by Pucara at Goose Green on … ejected. Falkland Islands War - Falkland Islands War - The course of the conflict: On April 25, while the British task force was steaming 8,000 miles (13,000 km) to the war zone via Ascension Island, a smaller British force retook South Georgia island, in the process capturing one of Argentina’s vintage U.S.-made diesel-electric submarines. 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