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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158959
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin B-57B Canberra
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-3887
C/n / msn: 224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tokyo/Johnson AFB -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Johnson AFB, Tokyo
Stalled on approach and crashed into Irumgawa village just short of the runway. The pilot died in the accident and the navigator (27) survived with serious injuries. Two boys on ground killed and three serious injured. Seven houses destroyed.


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

24-Aug-2013 08:26 Uli Elch Added
24-Aug-2013 08:39 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Location, Country, Narrative]
26-Jun-2014 22:36 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Feb-2016 14:58 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2016 14:28 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn]
27-Nov-2017 18:03 TB Updated [Narrative]

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