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Last updated: 19 April 2018
Datum:Samstag 17 August 1963
Zeit:ca 14:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Fluggesellschaft:Fujita Airlines
Kennzeichen: JA6155
Werknummer: 14026
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Hachijo-Fuji (   Japan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hachijo Jima Airport (HAC/RJTH), Japan
Flug nach:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
The Heron crashed into a mountain shortly after takeoff from an airport at Hachijo Island. Weather was poor with limited visibility due to fog.

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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 Hachijo Jima Airport to Tokyo-Haneda Airport as the crow flies is 269 km (168 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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