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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47002
Last updated: 2 June 2019
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Date:04-JUL-1997
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Phantom II
Owner/operator:301st Hikoutai, 5th Koukuudan, JASDF
Registration: 87-8410
C/n / msn: M11-97
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:In sea near Hyuuganada, east of Miyazaki Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F-4EJ Kai 87-8410 of 301st Hikoutai, 5th Koukuudan, based at Nyuutabaru AB, Miyazaki Prefecture; as second of two F-4s, took off at Nyuutabaru AB, for pilot's ACM proficiency qualification. About 10:00, while turning left, lost altitude, became uncontrollable, and crashed in sea in Hyuuganada, east of Miyazaki Prefecture

Pilot Captain Miyazaki and WSO Captain Kirikawa Tarou ejected and were recovered by SAR helicopter

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001340/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Japan.htm
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?44988-Accident-Report-JASDF-aircraft-accidents-in-1965-to-2005-in-Japan


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 02:39 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Nov-2011 11:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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