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Accident
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 6 April 1994
Zeit:ca 19:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Nozaki Sangyo
Kennzeichen: JA8898
Werknummer: 208B-0313
Baujahr: 1992
Betriebsstunden:200
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) NE of Hiroshima West Airport (HIW) (   Japan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Okayama Airport (OKJ/RJOB), Japan
Flug nach:Hiroshima West Airport (HIW/RJBH), Japan
Unfallbericht:
Cessna Caravan JA8898 departed Okayama at 18:28 for a flight to Hiroshima. It was dark and it was raining a little when the pilot approached Hiroshima.
The Caravan flew into the southeastern slope of the Noboru Lu mountain (542 m high) at the 450 m level. The aircraft crashed into trees and caught fire.
The pilot was not accustomed to night flying and also may have been impaired a little as a result of alcoholic beverages.

Informationsquelle:
» ARIAC report 96-3


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Okayama Airport to Hiroshima West Airport as the crow flies is 138 km (86 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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