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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Date:Friday 4 February 1966
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Boeing 727-81
Operator:All Nippon Airways - ANA
Registration: JA8302
C/n / msn: 18822/126
First flight: 1965-03-11 (11 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 126 / Occupants: 126
Total:Fatalities: 133 / Occupants: 133
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 km (7.5 mls) ESE off Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND) [Tokyo Bay] (   Japan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sapporo-Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan
Destination airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Flightnumber: 60
The Boeing kept descending when approaching Tokyo-Haneda runway 33R (VFR) until it struck the water, 12km ESE of the airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and sank.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Not determined.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water

» Aviation Disasters / D. Gero (67-68)


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Distance from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Tokyo-Haneda Airport as the crow flies is 814 km (509 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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