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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244675
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Date:05-NOV-2020
Time:07:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402QCC Dash 8
Owner/operator:Ryukyu Air Commuter
Registration: JA82RC
C/n / msn: 4519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:west of Naha Airport (OKA/ROAH), Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Okinawa-Naha Airport (OKA/ROAH)
Destination airport:Yonaguni Airport (OGN/ROYN)
Narrative:
Ryukyu Air Commuter's DHC-8-Q402CC (Cargo Combi) suffered 30 cm of crack on a windshield. The flight RAC/NU721 from Naha to Yonaguni returned to Naha, where a safe landing was carried out. No personal injuries were reported. The Flightradar24 data shows 21,950 ft of maximum altitude.

Sources:

https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/8ccc3810d9cdd4daf4c014b8bd941cab35147387
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/nu721#25f50c4c

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/60991_1494730973.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Nov-2020 18:07 isamuel Added
05-Nov-2020 18:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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