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Accident description
Last updated: 28 October 2016
Date:Wednesday 1 May 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Nitto Aviation
Registration: JA3115
C/n / msn: 223
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Awaji-Shima (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Osaka-Itami Airport (ITM/RJOO), Japan
Destination airport:Tokushima Airport (TKS/RJOS), Japan
Flew into high ground.

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Distance from Osaka-Itami Airport to Tokushima Airport as the crow flies is 105 km (65 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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