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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200442
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas (Mitsubishi) F-4EJ Kai Phantom
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF)
Registration: 87-8408
C/n / msn: M108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hyakuri Air Base (IBR/RJAH), Ibaraki Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Hyakuri Air Base (IBR/RJAH)
Destination airport:Hyakuri Air Base (IBR/RJAH)
A Japan ASDF F4EJ fighter jet caught fire at taxiway E5 as it was taxing to the runway 03R at an airbase in Ibaraki Prefecture. The fire, which started at around 11:45 a.m. local time at the ASDF's Hyakuri Air Base, was extinguished by rescue personnel about 30 minutes later. The left main undercarriage was broken while taxiing, and the external fuel tank attached to the lower side of the left wing contacted with the taxiway surface which causing sparks.
Two pilots aboard escaped the burning plane without injury.

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Revision history:

18-Oct-2017 08:03 sinfu2a Added
18-Oct-2017 09:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
18-Oct-2017 16:36 isamuel Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2017 13:06 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2017 15:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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