Incident Mitsubishi/Sikorsky UH-60J II Black Hawk 78-4603, Monday 5 February 2018
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Date:Monday 5 February 2018
Time:c. 20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mitsubishi/Sikorsky UH-60J II Black Hawk
Registration: 78-4603
MSN: 2053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Hagi city, Yamaguchi prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ashiya Airport (RJFA)
Destination airport:Hagi city, Yamaguchi prefecture
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A UH-60J of Air Rescue Wing Ashiya Detachment, Japan Air Self-Defense Force was suffered an oil problem during landing at a temporal landing site at a park in Hagi city. The Black Hawk was grounded, and will be trucked in the early March. The helicopter was on an ambulance mission to carry a patient from Mishima island to the park. The incident was happened while picking up a doctor at the park before heading to Mishima. The patient was carried by another UH-60J (88-4605).
This incident has not reported to the press until 26th February. Just prior to this incident, an AH-64D of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force had crashed at Saga.


Revision history:

26-Feb-2018 11:03 isamuel Added
09-Aug-2021 13:15 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Damage]
09-Aug-2021 13:18 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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