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21 Squadron
Dassault.falcon.50m.fairford.arp.jpg
Dassault Falcon 50m similar to that flown by the squadron
Active 8 May 1941 - Present
Country South Africa  South Africa
Branch South African Air Force
Role VIP Transport Sqn
Garrison/HQ AFB Waterkloof
Motto(s) Onoorwinklik (Unbeatable)
Insignia
Squadron Crest File:21 Squadron SAAF Crest.png

21 Squadron SAAF is a squadron of the South African Air Force. It is currently a VIP transport squadron.

  • Motto: Onoorwinklik (Unbeatable)
  • First formed: 8 May 1941 (At Nakuru, Kenya.)

From November 1943 to February 1944 21st Squadron was based at Totorella in the province of Foggia, Italy. Baltimore, Anson and DC3 planes were flown on bombing raids mainly over central Italy and into Yugoslavia. On 21 February 1944 the squadron moved from Tortorella to Campmarino south east of Termoli where bombing continued, mainly of railways and marshalling yards.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Logbook of Lt E.E. Kirby, SAAF


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