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List being compiled

This is a work in progress and requires a lot of additional information to clarify details
Listing of Cuban Losses in Angola and Ethiopia - but did any include Ejections
ANY INFORMATION on these mishaps, shootdowns etc. appreciated

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
app 1976
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21MF     Crashed landed because of hydrilic failiure, Angola      
15th March 1981
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21MF     antiair missile, Angola MY Leonel Ponce Torriente jumped and rescued CABINDA    
2nd May 1981
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21MF     hit by AAA and crashlanded at Lubango, Angola Cap. Carlos Benitez Estacio    
6th November 1981
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21MF     shotdown by South Africas nr MULONDO by Maj. Johann Rankin's Mirage F.1CZ, Angola LT Danacio Valdez    
5th October 1982
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21BIS     hit by South Africans, emergency landing at Lubango, Angola Tte Raciel Marrero Rodriguez    
5th October 1982
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21BIS     hit by South Africans, Angola Tte Gilberto Ortiz Perez, Lubango 11/21/82 ???? details confused
12/8/1982
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21U     Pastrana y Merino Lubango, Angola      
MIG-21MF
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
4/23/1983     Lubango, Angola Cap. Raul Fernandez Sanchez    
9/21/1983
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21R     Luena , Angola Cap. Chacon    
21st October 1983
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21     LUBANGO, Angola cap. Andres Valle, killed    
20th October 1983
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21PFM     LUAU Damaged by antiaircraft fire, Angola Tte.Cor. Henry Perez    
10th November 1983
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21     LUBANGO, Angola Cap Roberto Hernandez Alvarez, killed    
29th December 1983
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21BIS     Lubango, Angola Tte Fidel Perez    
21st September 1984
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21     LUBANGO, Angola Cap.Guillermo Meriño, killed    
9th August 1984
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21bis     Luena, Angola Cap Pausides Hechevarria    
17th April 1985
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21PFM     Malange, Angola Tte. Taurino Toledo Vila    
7/31/1985
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21BIS     LUANDA, Angola Tte. Sergio Herrera, killed    
7th July 1986
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21BIS     LUBANGO, Angola 1er Tte. Raul Quiala, killed    
28th October 1987
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-21UM     Shot down by UNITA, Angola Tte Cor. Manuel Rojas    
Capitán Ramón Quesada Aguila, captured    
believed to be 10/28/1987
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21       Capitan Lorenzo Morales Ramos, killed    
                 
                 
???
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-17F     Ethiopia Teniente Eladio Campos, killed    
???
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21BIS     shotdown in Ethiopia by AAA Primer teniente Raul Hernandez Vidal killed    
???
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-21BIS     shotdown in Ethiopia Cor Benigno Gonzalez Cortez    
                 
 
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
             
9 August 1984
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-23ML     Got lost destroyed MiG-23ML Luena, Angola Cap. Pedro Zequeiras Moreno    
9 August 1984
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-23ML     Accident, Luena, Angola Tte. Alberto Olivares Horta    
9 August 1984 two MiG-23MLs lost during training flight near Luena on 9 August 1984 were flown by Capt. Pedro Zequeiras and 1Tte. Alberto Olivares Horta;
see above -
9 August 1984
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-23UB     run out fuel, Luena, Angola MY Antonio Rojas Marrero    
Copilot Colonel Jorge Vilardel    
12 March 1985
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     shot down by UNITA, Menonge, Angola Cap. Lino Cabrera Viera    
MiG-23ML shot down near Menongue on 12 March 1985 was flown by Capt. Lino Cabrera Viera
25 July 1986
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     MENONGUE, Angola Cap. Jorge Gonzalez Perez, killed    
MiG-23ML shot down near Memngue on 25 July 1986 was flown by Capt. Jorge Gonzalez Perez
13 September 1986
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     shot down by a Stinger, MENONGUE, Angola Cap. Jose A. Garcia Flores, killed    
MiG-23ML shot down near Menongue on 13 September 1986 was flown by Capt. Jose A. Garcia Flores
?? September 1987
ANGOLAN AF ??
MiG-23ML C477   shot down details ???    
15 February 1988
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     CUITO, Angola Cap. Juan P. Rodríguez(Capri), killed    
MiG-23ML lost on 15 February 1988 near Cuito was flown by Capt. Juan P. Rodriguez
14 January 1988
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     shot down by the SADF.(SAM-7?),  CUITO, Angola Cap. Francisco A. Doval    
MiG-23ML shot down near Menongue on 14 January 1988 by UNITA MANPAD was flown by Capt. Francisco A. Doval
21 January 1988
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     MENONGUE, Angola Cap. Carlos Rodriguez Perez, killed    
MiG-23ML shot down near Menongue on 21 January 1988 was flown by Capt. Carlos Ridriguez Perez
17 March 1988
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     by AAA fired by UNITA 21/11/87
CUITO, Angola
Tte Ernesto Chavez Marrero, killed ????  
MiG-23ML shot down near Menongue on 17 March 1988 (probably the same claimed as shot down on 23 April by SADF Ystervark 20mm AAA) was flown by pilot named Ernesto Chavez.  
 
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MIG-23ML     Luena, Angola Bárbaro Raúl Quiala Castañeda    
29th April 1988
ANGOLAN AF
Cuban Pilot
MiG-23ML C-461   shot down in Bie Province, Angola      
                 

THANKS TO

Tom Cooper (ACIG)
Luis D
LAAHS