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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46509
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Time:14:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4EJ Phantom II
Owner/operator:501st Hikoutai, Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF)
Registration: 57-6910
C/n / msn: 4621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shizukarimisaki Cape, Oshamanbe Chou, Hokkaidou -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
RF-4EJ-57MC, 57-6910. Nose number 910, 501st Hikoutai.

At about 2:55, crashed at about height 300m on Shizukarimisaki Cape, Oshamanbe Chou, Hokkaidou, during scramble mission to check tsunami damage caused by earthquake on 4 October late night, with epicentre in sea north-northeast of Hokkaidou.

Both crew killed: Pilot Major Sakai Hideharu (36), and WSO First Lieutenant Miura Masaharu (28).


Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 02:39 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Aug-2011 03:11 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Dec-2011 04:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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