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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224671
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Elan Glaser-Dirks DG-505 Elan Orion
Registration: JA505G
C/n / msn: 5E174X26
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:500 m south of Mt. Yake, Matsumoto city, Nagano prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hida Air Park, Takayama city, Gifu prefecture
Destination airport:
A glider made a force landing at 500 meters south from the peak of Mt. Yake, Nagano prefecture. The glider took off from Hida Air Park at 11:44 LT. At 13:15, the pilot onboard reported to the glider club in Tokyo by a cell phone that the glider made a force landing. He was not sure the landing site, but suggested that it may be west of Mt. Yake. Both occupants receive no injuries. After that call, no contact with occupants could not establish. Search and rescue on the first day was unsuccessful. The accident site was located 06:20 LT next morning by a helicopter of Japan Air Self-Defense Force, and both occupants were picked up. The aft fuselage was broken and the right wing was missing. JTSB launched an investigation as an aircraft accident. The pilot reported down draft before the crash.


Revision history:

03-May-2019 09:49 isamuel Added
03-May-2019 19:05 isamuel Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-May-2019 14:29 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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