08-Nov-17 JA9672 Airbus AS332L Ueno, Japan (4F)

Helicopter crashed and burnt out on a road bridge.  Scene photo shows part of tail on river bank below bridge.  All four POB received fatal injuries.  Local power cuts indicate a wire strike but unclear if that was cause of accident or result of the flight altitude at the time

Date
November 8, 2017
Reg
JA9672
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS332
MSN
2173
Location
Ueno, Gunma Prefecture
Country
Japan
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
4
Operator
Toho-Air-Service
Link 1
https://japantoday.com/category/national/4-feared-dead-after-helicopter-crash-in-Gunma
Link 2
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2017/11/55feefb7e1f3-update1-4-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-village-northwest-of-tokyo.html
Link 3
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/08/c_136737197.htm

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