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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Friday 5 October 1956
Type:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operator:Central African Airways
Registration: VP-YMO
MSN: 227
First flight: 1947-06-24 (9 years 4 months)
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)
Departure airport:Salisbury Airport (HRE/FVHA), Zimbabwe
Destination airport:?
Viking "Rukuru" crashed during a training flight.

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