ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225149
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Narrative:Tokuda, Kin'ichi, Military officer, became the first victim of an aircraft crash in Japan
|Date:||Friday 28 March 1913|
|Owner/operator:||Japanese Military Academy|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||East of the Tokorozawa Airfield -
|Departure airport:||Aoyama Drill Ground|
|Destination airport:||Aoyama Drill Ground|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Selected as a trainee aircraft pilot. In 1913, while he was flying a Bleriot type aircraft from Aoyama Drill Ground, the aircraft crashed to the east of the Tokorozawa Airfield because a sudden gust of wind snapped the right wing brace.
First lieutenant Suzutaro Kimura also died.
Papers of the Japanese Diet http://earlyaviators.com/edavelam.pdf https://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/148.html
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