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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265651
Last updated: 13 January 2022
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Date:18-JUL-2021
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi SH-60J
Owner/operator:Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:300 km east of Amami-oshima island, Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:destroyer JS Kaga, DDH-184
Destination airport:destroyer JS Kaga, DDH-184
Narrative:
Two SH-60J military helicopters of Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force, belonging to destroyers destroyer JS Kirisame, DD-104 and JS Kaga, DDH-184 each, contacted each other inflight while on a training flight over the Pacific Ocean at night. Both helicopters safely returned to each mother ship. There were no personal injuries. One of the main rotor blades of each SH-60J received damage.

Sources:

https://www.jiji.com/jc/article?k=2021071900632&g=soc&utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=link_back_auto
https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/f9071e97b165f1193fb877609387c414c960168d
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210719/k10013147691000.html?utm_int=news-social_contents_list-items_013


Revision history:

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19-Jul-2021 14:04 isamuel Added

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