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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249071
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Date:24-MAR-2021
Time:afternoon
Type:Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self-Defense Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:over the Sea of Japan -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Misawa Airport (MSJ/RJSM)
Destination airport:Misawa Airport (MSJ/RJSM)
Narrative:
One of two F-35A of Japan Air Self-Defense Force on a training flight over the Sea of Japan received an engine system warning. The fighter declared an emergency, and diverted to Aomori Airport (AOJ/RJSA) accompanied by the other F-35. There was no fire, and no injuries were reported. A commercial flight to New Chitose Airport suffered 12 minutes of delay.

Sources:

https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/884978e1c7f8ffb50fa44b3f330fd68063d846f6
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/aomori/20210324/6080011908.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2021 10:33 isamuel Added
24-Mar-2021 18:37 aaronwk Updated [Narrative]

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