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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87482
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-MAR-1963
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Vertol H-21B
Owner/operator:JASDF
Registration: 02-4758
MSN: B-159
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shikoku Island -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shikoku
Destination airport:Ashiya Air Base, Kyushu
Narrative:
Flew into a mountain ridge on Shikoku Island in poor visibility after taking part in a relief operation on the Inland Sea. Nine passengers died at the scene and one later in hospital.

Sources:

The Knoxville News-Sentinel 17/03/1963


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2011 16:09 TB Added
21-Apr-2013 16:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities]
07-Apr-2021 16:53 Banterops Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2021 06:12 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]

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