Rhodesian Viscount airliner the Hunyani 40 yrs on

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Rhodesian Viscount airliner the Hunyani 40 yrs on

Unread post by DaveJ » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:03 pm

3 September 1978 Rhodesians were shocked by the news that Joshua Nkomo’s ZIPRA had shot down a Rhodesian Viscount airliner, the "Hunyani", using a Soviet-made Sam-7 missile. The airliner, carrying 52 passengers and 4 crew members vanished from radar screens five minutes after its 5.05 p.m. takeoff from Kariba airport.
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