Incident Mitsubishi SH-60J , Sunday 18 July 2021
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Date:Sunday 18 July 2021
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mitsubishi SH-60J
Owner/operator:Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:300 km east of Amami-oshima island, Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:destroyer JS Kaga, DDH-184
Destination airport:destroyer JS Kaga, DDH-184
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two SH-60J military helicopters of Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force, belonging to destroyers destroyer JS Kirisame, DD-104 and JS Kaga, DDH-184 each, contacted each other inflight while on a training flight over the Pacific Ocean at night. Both helicopters safely returned to each mother ship. There were no personal injuries. One of the main rotor blades of each SH-60J received damage.


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19-Jul-2021 14:04 isamuel Added

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