30-Dec-20 JA77AR Robinson R66 Ojiro, Japan (1F)

Helicopter had taken off from the Isewan Helipad in Tsu City.  Circumstances of accident unclear but it is noted that high winds were recorded around that time and a local weather observatory had issued a gale advisory.  Pilot named here as Kotaro Demura, 46, was taken to a hospital but died later the same day

Accident location was in a mountain forest

Date
December 30, 2020
Reg
JA77AR
Make
Robinson
Model
R66
MSN
0756
Location
Near Ojiro, Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture ( 3.7kms west of the Shimada-Kanaya exit of the Shin-Tomei Expressway)
Country
Japan
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
1
Link 1
https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/pilot-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-japan-3557751
Link 2
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/12/0fd8c1798559-pilot-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-central-japan.html
Link 3
https://www.nippon.com/en/news/yjj2020123000760/

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