Incident paramotor , Sunday 10 September 2023
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Date:Sunday 10 September 2023
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Yoichi Aerodrome, Yoichi town, Hokkaido -   Japan
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Yoichi Aerodrome
Destination airport:Yoichi Aerodrome
A paramotor crashed at Yoichi Aerodrome shortly after takeoff. A male pilot sustained injuries with a chest pain. According to the eyewitness, the paramotor made a right turn in low altitude just after takeoff, and was blown down by a following wind.
At the time of the accident, "2023 Hokkaido SKY SPORTS FAIR in Yoichi" was held at the aerodrome.
Yoichi Aerodrome has a single runway 04/22 (800 meters long) with field elevation 139 feet, and is well known as "Appleport Yoichi".

AMeDAS weather report (4 km west-northwest from the Aerodrome):
wind north-northeast 2.1 m/s, temperature 26.5 °C, no precipitation, 100% sunshine in last an hour.



Revision history:

10-Sep-2023 15:35 isamuel Added

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