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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75181
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:20-FEB-1998
Time:18:39 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76C
Owner/operator:Japan Coast Guard
Registration: JA6733/MH733
C/n / msn: 760419
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:37 km off Cape Esan, Kameda -   Japan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Hakodate AB
Destination airport:Hakodate AB
Narrative:
After a night SAR exercise with patrol boat PM73, while climbing away, the pilot became disorientated transitioning from visual to instruments and the aircraft crashed into the sea, capsized and sank. One of the survivors was seriously injured.

Sources:

http://www6.plala.or.jp/breezyhill/fjcg/topics/050110/past-acc.html
WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2010 00:08 TB Added
18-Jun-2010 00:10 TB Updated [Registration]
15-Aug-2015 12:57 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
01-May-2016 17:53 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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