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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220182
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Date:26-DEC-2018
Time:12:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Owner/operator:Japan Air Commuter
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Kagoshima Airport (KOJ/RJFK) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kagoshima Airport (KOJ/RJFK)
Destination airport:Matsuyama Airport (MYJ/RJOM)
Narrative:
A Saab 340B of Japan Air Commuter suffered successive double return trouble. Flight 3X/JAC3687 from Kagoshima to Matsuyama with 22 persons onboard suffered an engine trouble which forced the plane to return to Kagoshima. The troubled flight was disconnected and the return flight was cancelled. After replacing the affected part(s), the Saab was back in service in the same day for flight 3X3809 from Kagoshima to Okinoerabu (OKE/RJKB) with 35 souls onboard, however, the plane faced the same engine trouble at 15:30 LT, 30 minutes after takeoff. The flight should return again. No personal injuries were reported in both incidents.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181226-00000162-kyodonews-soci


Revision history:

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26-Dec-2018 13:24 isamuel Added

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