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

, , , , , , , ,

Copyright © 2021 HeliHub

Website by Design Inc

Helihub logo

X