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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 23 February 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Operator:Toa Airways
Registration: JA6158
C/n / msn: 14028
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mt Ohira (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Hiroshima International Airport (HIJ/RJOA), Japan
Destination airport:Hofu Airport (RJOF), Japan
Narrative:
The Heron aircraft crashed into a forest on the Mount Ohira.

Sources:
» http://dansa.minim.ne.jp/CL-HeronStudy.htm


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Distance from Hiroshima International Airport to Hofu Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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.
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