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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46435
Last updated: 21 April 2019
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Date:11-MAY-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Phantom II
Owner/operator:302nd Hikoutai, 83rd Koukuudan, JASDF
Registration: 47-8346
C/n / msn: M11-033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:approx. 160 km NNW of Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nyuutabaru AB, Miyazaki Prefecture
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F-4EJ Phantom II Kai 47-8346 of 302nd Hikoutai, 83rd Koukuudan, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), based at Nyuutabaru AB, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Crashed when engine caught fire during training mission; came down in the East China Sea, approximately 160 km north-north-west of Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Both crew members - Pilot First Lieutenant Kuramoto Jun, and WSO Second Lieutenant Kakoi Kazuhiko - ejected safely

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001340/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Japan.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 02:40 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Nov-2011 11:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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