Narrative:The aircraft, leased from Northwest Airlines, crashed into a mountain. The plane was named "Mokusei".
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday 9 April 1952|
|Operating for:||Japan Air Lines - JAL|
|C/n / msn:|| 9164|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33|
|Total:||Fatalities: 37 / Occupants: 37 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mihara Volcano ( Japan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan|
|Destination airport:||Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF), Japan|
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 54)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Fukuoka Airport as the crow flies is 876 km (547 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.