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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31112
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365N2 Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Toyota Motor Corp.(op by Nihon Flying Service KK)
Registration: JA6681
MSN: 6421
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Okazaki, Toyokawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Susono, Shizuoka
Destination airport:Toyota City
Whilst en route from Susono to Toyota City, the helicopter reported over Toyokawa, about 35km. from its destination, at 1,500 feet. Shortly after this, the helicopter apparently hit trees on the side of a low hill (1,250 feet) at the 1,100 feet level and crashed. The accident happened in daylight (16:32 Local time) but in poor weather with reduced visibility in snow


1. Flight International 15-21 April 1998
2. [Scramble 216]

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Jan-2009 00:57 harro Updated
07-Jan-2012 09:56 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
19-Dec-2012 10:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
09-Feb-2013 10:39 TB Updated [Phase, Narrative]
28-Nov-2016 23:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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