Japan Air System Flight 451
A Japan Air System Douglas DC-9-41, similar to the one involved
|Date||April 18, 1993|
|Aircraft type||Douglas DC-9-41|
|Operator||Japan Air System|
|Flight origin||Nagoya International Airport|
Japan Air System Flight 451 was a Japan Air System flight from Nagoya Airport in the Nagoya area in Aichi Prefecture, Japan to Hanamaki Airport in Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture. On April 18, 1993, the Douglas DC-9-41 on the route crashed while landing at Hanamaki Airport. The aircraft, caught by windshear, skidded off of the runway.
The aircraft broke in three. All 72 passengers and five crew members survived, with 19 people sustaining injuries. The aircraft caught fire as the passengers evacuated. The aircraft was written off.
- "All Survive Japan Plane Crash." Chicago Sun-Times. Page 20. April 19, 1993. Retrieved on December 24, 2008.
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