Airplane Crash - Near Morioko, Japan 07/30/1971

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Morioko, Japan


Date07/30/1971
Time14:00
LocationNear Morioko, Japan
OperatorAll Nippon Airways / Japanese Air Force
Flight #58
RouteSapporo - Tokyo
TypeBoeing B-727-281 / Air Force F86F
RegistrationJA8329 /
Cn/In20436/788
Aboard164
Fatalities163
Ground0
SummaryA Japan Air Self Defense Force F-86F fighter collided with the B-727. Both aircraft crashed, but the fighter pilot ejected safely. All one hundred sixty-two aboard the 727 were killed. The fighter pilot and his captain was indicted for involuntary homicide. The fighter pilot was acquitted but the captain was convicted and received 3 years in jail for not providing sufficient supervision of his wingman.

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