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During a major servicing of an aircraft, cracks were found in the bottom wing root fitting. Based on dye penetrant inspection and the results of SEM fractography and chemical analysis, investigators concluded that the cracks were due to stress corrosion. They also recommended an inspection of all other aircraft with similar fittings and the consideration of alternate materials that are less prone to stress-corrosion cracking.

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