Accident Agusta A109K2 JA11PC, Tuesday 3 May 2005
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Date:Tuesday 3 May 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Agusta A109K2
Owner/operator:Shizuoka Prefectural Police
Registration: JA11PC
MSN: 10038
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka City -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Shizuhama Aerodrome
Destination airport:Shizuhama Aerodrome
Investigating agency: ARAIC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed into a residential area in Kusanagi during road traffic survey flight after both engine lost power due to fuel exhaustion and NR dropped. The pilot (59) and four passengers (police observers)died. There was a post crash fire.

It is considered very likely that this accident was preceded by both engines power loss, no autorotation maneuver, MR rpm decay, and uncontrollable conditions, while the aircraft was flying on a road traffic congestion survey mission toward Shizuhama Aerodrome at low altitude on low fuel.

Causes of both engines power loss and why the aircraft did not enter autorotation were not confirmed. Although it is considered probable that continued flight on low fuel and of low
altitude contributed to the occurrence of the accident, reasons for these could not be

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ARAIC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Photo: ARAIC


Revision history:

21-Sep-2010 12:30 pesce Added
26-Sep-2010 15:35 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative, ]
22-Aug-2014 14:17 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative, ]
04-Sep-2014 09:50 TB Updated [Source, Narrative, ]
14-Sep-2014 09:47 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative, ]
28-Nov-2014 11:26 Aerossurance Updated [Source, ]
28-Jan-2021 20:27 harro Updated [Accident report, Photo, ]
03-May-2021 08:37 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, ]
04-Jun-2021 08:51 harro Updated [Embed code, Accident report, ]

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