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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137263
Last updated: 23 March 2019
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Time:10:33 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-15J Eagle
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) 204 Hikotai
Registration: 72-8879
C/n / msn: 079
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East China Sea , 110 mi NW of Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Naha Air Base (ROAH)
Destination airport:Naha Air Base (ROAH)
During a training flight the F-15J crashed in the East China Sea about 180 kilometres (110 miles) northwest of Naha city on Okinawa island.

The aircraft's speed brake and part of a wing were found about an hour later. The pilot was not found and is presumed dead. Pilot named as Major Yuji Kawakubo, aged 37.

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Revision history:

05-Jul-2011 02:45 Dmitriy Added
05-Jul-2011 03:00 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2011 00:25 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
07-Jul-2011 02:28 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
07-Jul-2011 13:02 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
13-Jul-2011 01:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2016 19:05 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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