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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Date:Monday 5 February 1940
Type:Nakajima/Douglas DC-2
Operator:Dai Nippon Koku KK (Imperial Japanese Airways)
Registration: J-BBOT
C/n / msn: 6
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Diaoyu Dao, Senkaku Islands (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Okinawa-Naha Airport (OKA/ROAH), Japan
Destination airport:Taipei (unknown airport), Taiwan
The Nakajima-built DC-2 force landed on the coast of Diaoyu Dao. The occupants were rescued the following day.



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