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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203539
Last updated: 4 November 2019
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Date:29-DEC-2017
Time:12:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Owner/operator:Japan Coast Guard
Registration: JA8952
C/n / msn: 340B-405
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kagoshima Airport (KOJ/RJFK) -   Japan
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A male mechanic of Japan Air Commuter received fatal injury when a Saab 340B of Japan Coast Guard, JA8952 named 'Umitsubame (stormy petrel)', tilted left during a tow back to a hangar for maintenance. The left main landing gear was retracted, and the head of the mechanic was caught between the left wing and the ground. Japan Air Commuter undertakes periodic inspections of Saab 340B's of Japan Coast Guard at Kagoshima Airport.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171229172141/https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20171229/k10011275341000.htmlutm_int=news-social_contents_list-items_001
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20171229-00000066-mai-soci]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20171229-00000028-asahi-soci]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20171229-00000064-jij-soci]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2017 11:49 isamuel Added
29-Dec-2017 12:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
30-Dec-2017 12:08 jan_olieslagers Updated [Narrative]

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