Incident Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey , Tuesday 14 August 2018
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Date:Tuesday 14 August 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Amami Airport (ASJ/RJKA) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Osprey of USMC (reportedly belongs to MCAS Futenma (ROTM)) made a precaution landing at Amami Airport due to an unreported trouble. No personal injuries were reported. The Osprey departed from Amami at 18:50 LT.
Similar incident has happened in April and June in this year, and Osprey of June accident stayed at Amami for a month.

At almost same time, another Osprey made an emergency landing at Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN). There are some conflicts of this happening in the media: One reports it landed at 17:20 LT and left Kadena at 18:30 LT, however, another says two Ospreys landed separately at 17:50 LT and 18:30 LT.


Revision history:

14-Aug-2018 11:49 isamuel Added
14-Aug-2018 14:22 isamuel Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Sep-2022 10:16 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]

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