Airplane Crash - Mihara Volcano, Japan 04/09/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mihara Volcano, Japan


Date04/09/1952
Time08:07
LocationMihara Volcano, Japan
OperatorJapan Air Lines
RouteTokyo - Osaka
TypeMartin 202
RegistrationN93043
Cn/In9164
Aboard37
Fatalities37
Ground0
SummaryOn an early morning flight, under instrument conditions, the crew flew the route segment from Tokyo to Oshima Island 1,000 ft. below the minimum instrument altitude. At Oshima Island the aircraft crashed into the side of Mihara volcano.

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