Date & Time: Apr 28, 2015 at 1455 LT
Type of aircraft:
Shin Meiwa US-2
Operator:
Registration:
9905
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Iwakuni - Iwakuni
Country:
Japan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
19
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The four-engine seaplane crashed in unknown circumstances few km off Inarizaki, south of Shikoku Island. The aircraft nosed down into the sea and came to rest. Four crew members were injured. The exact circumstances of the accident remains unclear.