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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211863
Last updated: 26 November 2020
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Date:04-JUN-2018
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell Boeing CV-22B Osprey
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 14-0071
C/n / msn: D-1052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Amami Airport (ASJ/RJKA), Amami Ōshima, Kagoshima Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (IWK/RJOI)
Destination airport:Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN)
Narrative:
A CV-22B Osprey of 353d Special Operations Group, USAF made a precaution landing at Amami Airport, Japan at c.a. 15:00 LT, during the second leg from Yokota Air Base (OKO/RJTY) to Kadena Air Base via Iwakuni due to the right engine mulfunction. Four other Ospreys were also flew together with the troubled plane, and the troubled Osprey was accompanied by one of them. Remaining three continued to Kadena, and escorted one left Amami at 17:40 LT for Iwakuni.
After repair of the engine, CV-22B could left Amami on 4th July, a month later from the incident.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180604-00000072-jij-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180604-00000059-asahi-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180604-00000081-mai-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180604-00050105-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180704-00000082-jij-soci
https://www.facebook.com/kiloalphasierra/photos/pb.574306242679911.-2207520000.1467286696./913771928733339/?type=3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2018 17:02 isamuel Added
04-Jun-2018 17:19 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
05-Jun-2018 08:21 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
04-Jul-2018 09:42 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]

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