Incident Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II , Wednesday 24 March 2021
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Date:Wednesday 24 March 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic F35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II
Owner/operator:Japan Air Self-Defense Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:over the Sea of Japan -   Japan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Misawa Airport (MSJ/RJSM)
Destination airport:Misawa Airport (MSJ/RJSM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
One of two F-35A of Japan Air Self-Defense Force on a training flight over the Sea of Japan received an engine system warning. The fighter declared an emergency, and diverted to Aomori Airport (AOJ/RJSA) accompanied by the other F-35. There was no fire, and no injuries were reported. A commercial flight to New Chitose Airport suffered 12 minutes of delay.


Revision history:

24-Mar-2021 10:33 isamuel Added
24-Mar-2021 18:37 aaronwk Updated [Narrative]

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