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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198473
Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:17-AUG-2017
Time:19:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1S Cobra
Owner/operator:Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Registration: 73487 ?
C/n / msn: 87 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:East Fuji Maneuver Area, Shizuoka prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An AH-1S attacker helicopter of 4th Attack Helicopter Unit (IV ATH), Eastern Army Aviation Group, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) made a forced landing and sustained damage on the skids while hovering in a night time shooting training at East Fuji Maneuver Area of JGSDF, near to Takigahara Airfield (RJAT). Two occupants were unhurt.
The registration number is to be confirmed since it was read from an unclear news video. It is confirmed that 73487 is actually belongs to IV ATH.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20170818-00000003-mai-soci]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20170818-00000004-asahi-soci]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20170818-00050012-yom-soci]
http://www.mod.go.jp/gsdf/news/press/2017/pdf/20170818.pdf
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.news24.jp/articles/2017/08/18/07370146.html]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2017 18:53 isamuel Added
18-Aug-2017 07:14 isamuel Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2017 11:09 isamuel Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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