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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179898
Last updated: 4 July 2020
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Date:16-FEB-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fuji/Bell AH-1S Cobra
Owner/operator:Japan Grand Self-Defence Force (JGSDF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kisarazu Air Field (RJTK) -   Japan
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An AH-1S attacker helicopter belongs to 2nd wing, 4th Anti-Tank Helicopter Battalion (IV ATH 2 Avn), Japan Grand Self-Defence Force sustained a minor fire damage to the fuel tank opening while on maintenance. A leading private on the maintenance duty lit a lighter near the tank opening, and let the fuel to explode, due to grumble. He was dismissed in disgrace on 25th September 2015 by this criminal offense.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/chiba/1086885671.html?t=]
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20150926-00010002-chibatopi-l12
http://www.sankei.com/affairs/news/150925/afr1509250034-n1.html
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20150926-00000058-san-l12


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2015 06:51 isamuel Added
31-Jan-2016 19:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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