Accident Vickers FB.27 Vimy Commerical F8615, Saturday 6 March 1920
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Date:Saturday 6 March 1920
Type:Vickers FB.27 Vimy Commerical
Owner/operator:SAAF (South African Air Force)
Registration: F8615
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bulawayo, Matabeleland -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Wadi Haifa
Destination airport:Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On approach to Bulawayo, Matabeleland, aircraft encountered problems and crashed. Both occupants, engaged in a cross country flight to Cape Town, South Africa, were injured. Aircraft was named "Silver Queen II" and was flying Cairo - Wadi Halfa - Bulawayo - Cape Town, and was destroyed.



Revision history:

26-Sep-2015 16:58 gerard57 Added
30-Oct-2017 06:17 Sergey L. Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2018 19:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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