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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224132
Last updated: 25 February 2021
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Time:13:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kawasaki T-4
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self-Defense Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Misawa Air Base (MSJ/RJSM) -   Japan
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Misawa Airport (MSJ/RJSM)
Destination airport:
A trainer aircraft Kawasaki T-4 of Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) suffered abnormal sound and vibration on the No.2 engine (Ishikawajima-Harima F3-IHI-30B) just after take off from Misawa. The airplane landed back to Misawa safely. One turbine blade was detached and caused substantial damage to the engine. After this incident, all T-4s were temporally grounded.
On 19th April, JASDF reported that the corresponding parts of engines of all T-4s should be replaced according to the engine manufacturer. Four event presentations until June by Blue Impulse, the aerobatic demonstration team flying T-4s, will be cancelled.


Revision history:

19-Apr-2019 12:48 isamuel Added
19-Apr-2019 13:32 isamuel Updated [Country]

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