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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214606
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Date:21-AUG-2018
Time:13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Japan Coast Guard
Registration: JA395A
C/n / msn: 172S11735
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Chitose Air Base (RJCJ) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Chitose Air Base (RJCJ)
Destination airport:Chitose Air Base (RJCJ)
Investigating agency: JTSB
Narrative:
A Skyhawk of Japan Coast Guard (Maritime Safety Agency), named as `Amatsubame (white-rumped swift) 5' was damaged by a hard landing at runway 18L of Chitose Air Base. Deformation of forward fuselage skin was found. No personal injuries were reported among three occupants. It was an examination flight for pilot certification.

PROBABLE CAUSES:
In this accident, it is highly probable that the aircraft suffered damages because it entered porpoise condition after the bounce at the first touchdown, and touched down hard on the nose gear in pitch down attitude at the third touchdown.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180822-00000092-jij-soci
http://jtsb.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/aircraft/detail2.php?id=2225
http://www.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/01kanku/syoukai/kanku-intro-ship-plane-list.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: JTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2018 13:28 isamuel Added
22-Aug-2018 18:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Aug-2018 10:00 isamuel Updated [Registration, Cn, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2020 20:42 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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