- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 29, 1953
Time: ?
Location: Mtara, Tanganyika
Operator: Central African Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Nairobi - Dar-es-Salaam
AC Type: Vickers 616 Viking 1B
Registration: VP-YEY
cn / ln: 168
Aboard: 13   (passengers:8  crew:5)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:8  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed after a wing failed due to metal fatigue cracks after the aircraft encountered strong winds. A wrong type of grease used when fitting press fit bolts to the booms caused corrosion, thus weakening the lower starboard boom at the outboard bolt hole.
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