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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225149
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:28-MAY-1913
Time:
Type:Bleriot
Owner/operator:Japanese Military Academy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:East of the Tokorozawa Airfield -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aoyama Drill Ground
Destination airport:Aoyama Drill Ground
Narrative:
Tokuda, Kin'ichi, Military officer, became the first victim of an aircraft crash in Japan
Selected as a trainee aircraft pilot. In 1913, while he was flying a Bleriot type aircraft from Aoyama Drill Ground, the aircraft crashed to the east of the Tokorozawa Airfield because a sudden gust of wind snapped the right wing brace.
First lieutenant Suzutaro Kimura also died.

Sources:

Papers of the Japanese Diet

https://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/148.html

Revision history:

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16-May-2019 07:29 penguin832 Added

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