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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46593
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4EJ Phantom II
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF), 501.SQN
Registration: 57-6911
C/n / msn: 4626
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hiramamura, Fukushima -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
During ground recon training mission, crashed in a farm in Hiramamura Village, Ishikawa Gun, Fukushima Prefecture about 10 min after take-off. Pilot Captain Shiota Masahiko (38), WSO Captain Yamamoto Hisao (32).


The Straits Times 3 March 1992, p3
AFM August 1993

Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 02:39 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Aug-2011 03:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Nov-2011 11:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2019 13:56 TB Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2019 14:02 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2020 15:49 JF Updated [Operator, Source]

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