Accident Robinson R44 Raven II JA718W,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 387857
 
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Date:Monday 13 May 2024
Time:c 12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Takumi Enterprise
Registration: JA718W
MSN: 14001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Miyama-sou, Kurokawa, Aso, Kumamoto -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Aso Cuddly Dominion
Destination airport:Aso Cuddly Dominion
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 Raven II, operated by Takumi Enterprise for sightseeing flights admitted by Aso Caddly Dominion,lost engine power while approach to the departed site, Aso Cuddly Dominion. The pilot decided to made a forced landing on a grass field in Miyama-sou, an old-people's home a few hundred meters away from the departure site Aso Cuddly Dominion .
The pilot suffered a thoracic vertebrae fracture, etc., one of two foreign passengers had fracture of the lumbar vertebrae and the other received left heel and rib fracture, etc. The helicopter received substantial damage as the tail boom was broken.

Sources:

https://www.kkt.jp/nnn/news100raivh199uk36rhti.html
https://newsdig.tbs.co.jp/articles/-/1166004?display=1
https://news.ntv.co.jp/category/society/61c522d969f54f1d837c675057316375
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20240513/k10014447731000.html
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/society/article/3262615/2-hongkongers-among-3-seriously-injured-japan-after-helicopter-makes-crash-landing
https://www.yomiuri.co.jp/national/20240513-OYT1T50152/
https://news.tv-asahi.co.jp/news_society/articles/000349159.html
https://mainichi.jp/articles/20240513/k00/00m/040/107000c
https://jtsb.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/aircraft/detail2.php?id=2386

https://www.aviation.co.jp/aircraft/

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/17276_1668308310.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2024 06:58 isamuel Added
13-May-2024 06:58 ASN Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2024 11:02 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2024 20:21 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
15-May-2024 14:37 isamuel Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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