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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214423
Last updated: 26 November 2020
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Date:14-AUG-2018
Time:17:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Amami Airport (ASJ/RJKA) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Osprey of USMC (reportedly belongs to MCAS Futenma (ROTM)) made a precaution landing at Amami Airport due to an unreported trouble. No personal injuries were reported. The Osprey departed from Amami at 18:50 LT.
Similar incident has happened in April and June in this year, and Osprey of June accident stayed at Amami for a month.

At almost same time, another Osprey made an emergency landing at Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN). There are some conflicts of this happening in the media: One reports it landed at 17:20 LT and left Kadena at 18:30 LT, however, another says two Ospreys landed separately at 17:50 LT and 18:30 LT.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180814-00000092-asahi-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180814-00000102-jij-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180814-00050094-yom-soci
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20180814/k10011576731000.html?utm_int=all_side_ranking-social_001
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180814-00000075-mai-soci


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2018 11:49 isamuel Added
14-Aug-2018 14:22 isamuel Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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