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Last updated: 11 November 2018
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Date:Friday 5 October 1956
Type:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operator:Central African Airways
Registration: VP-YMO
C/n / msn: 227
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) N of Salisbury Airport (HRE) (   Zimbabwe)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Salisbury Airport (HRE/FVHA), Zimbabwe
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Viking "Rukuru" crashed during a training flight.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 68)


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