Incident Kolb TwinStar MK II - R503L JR0878,
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Date:Saturday 10 September 2022
Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Kolb TwinStar MK II - R503L
Registration: JR0878
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Goryo, Tamamura town, Gunma prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Shibamachi, Isesaki city, Gunma prefecture
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An ultralight suffered an inflight engine failure followed by a right spiral dive, clipped a tree and crashed at the river bed of Tone river, Goryo, Tamamura town, Gunma prefecture. The sole pilot sustained light injuries by strong shock to his right head, and was sent to the hospital. Photos of the scene show the accident plane flipped up-side-down and the tail boom was broken. The crash site is 1.4 km apart from the departure site.
JTSB launched an investigation.


Revision history:

10-Sep-2022 06:39 isamuel Added
10-Sep-2022 06:57 isamuel Updated [Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Sep-2022 09:05 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
10-Sep-2022 10:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Sep-2022 14:36 isamuel Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2022 06:00 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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