- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 08, 1954
Time: 19:10Z
Location: Off Stromboli, Italy
Operator: South African Airways, leased from British Overseas Airways
Flight #: 201
Route: Rome - Cairo
AC Type: de Havilland DH106 Comet 1
Registration: G-ALYY
cn / ln: 06011
Aboard: 21   (passengers:14  crew:7)
Fatalities: 21   (passengers:14  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft broke up in-flight and crashed into the sea en route from Rome to Cairo. Metal fatigue due to a design flaw led to the breakup of the aircraft. This is the second accident with the same cause. The aircraft was nicknamed "Yoke Yoke."
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