- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 05, 1955
Time: 10:04
Location: Near Calabar, Nigeria
Operator: West African Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Enugu - Calabar
AC Type: Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Registration: VR-NAD
cn / ln: 12779
Aboard: 13   (passengers:9  crew:4)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:9  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed shortly after taking off after a wing failed. A design flaw in the wing led to fatigue cracks and wing failure.
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