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Narrative:A Mitsubishi/Sikorsky SH-60J Seahawk helicopter of JMSDF 25 Kokutai crashed into Mutsu Bay, Aomori Prefecture. The helicopter crashed into the bay after hitting the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Matsuyuki.
Mitsubishi/Sikorsky SH-60J Seahawk
|Owner/operator:||Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF)|
|C/n / msn:|| 1...|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mutsu Bay, Aomori Prefecture -
|Phase:|| En route|
One occupant is missing and the other six survived. The body of the pilot was found on Monday 16 April 2012 on the seabed near the wrecked aircraft.
http://img.flyteam.jp/img/photo/000/115/988/japan-maritime-self-defense-force-8279-HHE-115988_img_640_213.jpg (photo, credit: flyteam.jp)
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