Incident Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey 168230, Saturday 16 September 2023
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Date:Saturday 16 September 2023
Time:16:31 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
Registration: 168230
MSN: D0180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Oita Airport (OIT/RJFO) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
An Osprey of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma (ROTM), USMC made a precaution landing at Oita Airport, Japan due to unreported reason. The sole runway was closed for 15 minutes causing three commercial flights to be delayed. No personal injuries were reported.
At 17:15 LT on 19th Sept., the troubled MV-22B took off from Oita as a flight initially said to be a test, but the flight has moved to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (RJOI) and never return to Oita.

This particular MV-22B made another precaution landing at Ishigaki on 29th March 2022.
Two days before this incident, two pairs of MV-22Bs of USMC also made precaution landing incidents at Amami and New Ishigaki, respectively.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 March 2022 168230 US Marine Corps 0 100 km east of Ishigaki Airport (ISG/ROIG) unk

Revision history:

18-Sep-2023 07:20 isamuel Added
18-Sep-2023 09:30 isamuel Updated
19-Sep-2023 12:36 isamuel Updated

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