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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76405
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Hankyu Airlines
Registration: JA9578
MSN: 6052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Sanjo (Omine Mountain) near Muraoka-cho, Mikata District, Hy! -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tojina
Destination airport:Kobe Heliport
Investigating agency: JTSB
The helicopter was destroyed when it apparently flew into a hillside whilst en route from Tojina to Kobe. The accident happened in daylight but in reduced visibility with 'thick fog'. The flight was being conducted under a VFR. Crashed into Mount Sanjo (Omine Mountain) near Nara. The helicopter entered an area with limited visibility while flying VFR. All eight person on board (crew of two plus six passengers) were killed.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

19-Aug-2010 11:26 TB Added
19-Nov-2011 11:09 Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2011 11:59 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2012 10:36 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Source]
28-Nov-2016 21:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2020 09:16 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Location, Source]
10-Aug-2020 09:17 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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